heterophyiasis het·er·o·phy·i·a·sis (hět’ə-rō-fī-ī’ə-sĭs)
Infection with trematodes of the genus Heterophyes.


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    [het-er-uh-fil-uh s] /ˌhɛt ər əˈfɪl əs/ adjective, Botany. 1. having different kinds of leaves on the same plant. /ˌhɛtərəʊˈfɪləs; ˌhɛtəˈrɒfɪləs/ adjective 1. (of plants such as arrowhead) having more than one type of leaf on the same plant Also anisophyllous

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    [het-er-uh-fahyt] /ˈhɛt ər əˌfaɪt/ noun, Botany. 1. a plant that secures its nutrition directly or indirectly from other organisms; a parasite or saprophyte. heterophyte (hět’ər-ə-fīt’) A plant that obtains its nourishment from other living or dead organisms. For example, Indian pipe is a pale white plant without chlorophyll that obtains its nutrition from fungal symbionts. […]

  • Heteroplasia

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    [het-er-uh-plas-tee] /ˈhɛt ər əˌplæs ti/ noun, plural heteroplasties. Surgery. 1. the repair of lesions with tissue from another individual or species. /ˈhɛtərəʊˌplæstɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. the surgical transplantation of tissue obtained from another person or animal heteroplastic het·er·o·plas·tic (hět’ə-rō-plās’tĭk) adj. heteroplasty het·er·o·plas·ty (hět’ər-ə-plās’tē) n. The surgical grafting of tissue obtained from one individual or […]

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