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Pronunciation: het'er-o-mer'ik


  1. Having a different chemical composition.
  2. Denoting spinal neurons that have processes passing over to the opposite side of the cord.

Synonym(s): heteromeral, heteromerous

[hetero- + G. meros, part]

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