heteresthesia het·er·es·the·sia (hět’ər-ĭs-thē’zhə)
A variation in the degree of the sensory response to a cutaneous stimulus as the stimulus crosses different areas on the surface of the skin.
[het-uh-roh] /ˈhɛt əˌroʊ/ adjective 1. Chemistry. of or relating to an atom other than carbon, particularly in a cyclic compound. 2. Informal. . noun, plural heteros. 3. Informal. a person. 1. a combining form meaning “different,” “other,” used in the formation of compound words: heterocyclic. /ˈhɛtərəʊ/ noun, adjective (pl) -os 1. short for heterosexual combining […]
heteroagglutinin het·er·o·ag·glu·ti·nin (hět’ə-rō-ə-glōōt’n-ĭn) n. A hemagglutinin that agglutinates red blood cells in one or more species other than the species from which it was derived.
[her-ing] /ˈhɛr ɪŋ/ noun, plural (especially collectively) herring (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) herrings. 1. an important food fish, Clupea harengus harengus, found in enormous shoals in the North Atlantic. 2. a similar fish, Clupea harengus pallasii, of the North Pacific. 3. any fish of the family Clupeidae, including herrings, shads, […]
[her-in] /ˈhɛr ɪn/ noun 1. a town in S Illinois.