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het•er•ol•o•gy



Pronunciation: (het"u-rol'u-jē), [key]
n.
1. Biol.the lack of correspondence of apparently similar organic structures as the result of unlike origins of constituent parts.
2. Pathol.abnormality; structural difference from a type or normal standard.

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