- of, relating to, or characterized by heterogenesis.
Also het·er·o·gen·ic [het-er-uh-jen-ik] /ˌhɛt ər əˈdʒɛn ɪk/.
Origin of heterogenetic
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The two heterogenetic generations are very different in the parasitic suctorial worms (trematodes).The Wonders of Life
Another is the possibility of a descent by leaps, through a metamorphosis of germs or a heterogenetic generation.
- Relating to heterogenesis.
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