[het-uh-roh-mi-tab-uh-luh s] /ˌhɛt ə roʊ mɪˈtæb ə ləs/
undergoing development in which the young are born adultlike in form, often maturing without a pupal stage.
heterometaplasia het·er·o·met·a·pla·sia (hět’ə-rō-mět’ə-plā’zhə, -zhē-ə) n. Tissue transformation resulting in the production of a tissue that is foreign to the part where it is produced.
- Heterometric autoregulation
heterometric autoregulation het·er·o·met·ric autoregulation (hět’ə-rō-mět’rĭk) n. Autoregulation of the strength of ventricular contraction that occurs in direct relation to the end diastolic fiber length, as in law of the heart.
heterometropia het·er·o·me·tro·pi·a (hět’ə-rō-mĭ-trō’pē-ə) n. A condition in which the degree of refraction in each eye is dissimilar.
[het-er-uh-mawr-fik] /ˌhɛt ər əˈmɔr fɪk/ adjective 1. Biology. dissimilar in shape, structure, or magnitude. 2. Entomology. undergoing complete metamorphosis; possessing varying forms. /ˌhɛtərəʊˈmɔːfɪk/ adjective (biology) 1. differing from the normal form in size, shape, and function 2. (of pairs of homologous chromosomes) differing from each other in size or form 3. (esp of insects) having […]