Heteronomous



[het-uh-ron-uh-muh s] /ˌhɛt əˈrɒn ə məs/

adjective
1.
subject to or involving different laws.
2.
pertaining to or characterized by .
3.
Biology. subject to different laws of growth or specialization.
/ˌhɛtəˈrɒnɪməs/
adjective
1.
subject to an external law, rule, or authority Compare autonomous
2.
(of the parts of an organism) differing in the manner of growth, development, or specialization
3.
(in Kant’s philosophy) directed to an end other than duty for its own sake Compare autonomous (sense 4b)

heteronomous het·er·on·o·mous (hět’ə-rŏn’ə-məs)
adj.
Differing in development or manner of specialization.
het’er·on’o·my n.

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