heterocladic anastomosis het·er·o·clad·ic anastomosis (hět’ə-rō-klād’ĭk)
A surgical connection between branches of different arteries.
[het-er-uh-klahyt] /ˈhɛt ər əˌklaɪt/ adjective, Also, heteroclitic [het-er-uh-klit-ik] /ˌhɛt ər əˈklɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA), heteroclitical 1. irregular or abnormal; anomalous. 2. Grammar. irregular in inflection; having inflected forms belonging to more than one class of stems. noun 3. a person or thing that deviates from the ordinary rule or form. 4. Grammar. a heteroclite word. […]
heterocrine het·er·o·crine (hět’ə-rə-krĭn, -krēn’) adj. Secreting two or more kinds of material.
[het-er-uh-sahy-klik, -sik-lik] /ˌhɛt ər əˈsaɪ klɪk, -ˈsɪk lɪk/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or relating to the branch of chemistry dealing with compounds in which at least one of the ring members is not a carbon atom (contrasted with ). 2. noting such compounds, as ethylene oxide, C 2 H 4 O. /ˌhɛtərəʊˈsaɪklɪk; -ˈsɪk-/ adjective 1. […]
[het-er-uh-sist] /ˈhɛt ər əˌsɪst/ noun, Bacteriology. 1. one of the enlarged nitrogen-fixing cells occurring along the filaments in some blue-green algae.