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[het-er-uh-toh-pee-uh] /ˌhɛt ər əˈtoʊ pi ə/

noun, Pathology.
misplacement or displacement, as of an organ.
the formation of tissue in a part where its presence is abnormal.
abnormal displacement of a bodily organ or part

heterotopia het·er·o·to·pi·a (hět’ər-ə-tō’pē-ə) or het·er·ot·o·py (hět’ə-rŏt’ə-pē)

het’er·o·top’ic (-tŏp’ĭk) adj.


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