heteroblastic

adjective

botany (of a plant or plant part) showing a marked difference in form between the juvenile and the adult structuresCompare homoblastic

Nearby words

  1. heteroantibody,
  2. heteroantiserum,
  3. heteroaromatic,
  4. heteroatom,
  5. heteroauxin,
  6. heterocarpy,
  7. heterocellular,
  8. heterocercal,
  9. heterochlamydeous,
  10. heterochromatic

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heteroblastic

[hĕt′ə-rō-blăstĭk]

adj.

Developing from more than a single type of tissue.

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