Het`er*ol"o*gous (?), a. [Hetero- + Gr. proportion.]

Characterized by heterology; consisting of different elements, or of like elements in different proportions; different; -- opposed to homologous; as, heterologous organs.

Heterologous stimulus. Physiol. See under Stimulus. -- Heterologous tumor Med., a tumor differing in structure from the normal tissues of the body.


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