[het-uh-roh] /ˈhɛt əˌroʊ/
Chemistry. of or relating to an atom other than carbon, particularly in a cyclic compound.
noun, plural heteros.
Informal. a person.
a combining form meaning “different,” “other,” used in the formation of compound words:
noun, adjective (pl) -os
short for heterosexual
other, another, or different: heterodyne, heterophony, heterosexual Compare homo-
word-forming element meaning “other, different,” from comb. form of Greek heteros “the other (of two), another, different;” first element meaning “one, at one, together,” from PIE *sem- “one;” the second cognate with the second element in Latin al-ter, Gothic an-þar, Old English o-ðer “other.”
hetero- or heter-
Other; different: heterocellular.
A prefix that means “different” or “other,” as in heterophyllous, having different kinds of leaves.
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.
[er-re-rah] /ɛrˈrɛ rɑ/ noun 1. Francisco de [frahn-thees-kaw th e] /frɑnˈθis kɔ ðɛ/ (Show IPA), (“el Viejo”) 1576–1656, Spanish painter and etcher.