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Medical Term:

heteromorphosis

Pronunciation: het'er-o-mor-fo'sis

Definition:

  1. Development of one tissue from a tissue of another kind or type.
  2. Embryonic development of tissue or an organ inappropriate to its site.

[hetero- + G. morphosis, a molding]

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