heterogenetic

[ het-uh-roh-juh-net-ik ]
/ ˌhɛt ə roʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk /

adjective

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

First recorded in 1870–75; hetero- + -genetic
Related formshet·er·o·ge·net·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Medicine definitions for heterogenic (1 of 2)

heterogenic

[ hĕt′ə-rō-jĕnĭk ]

adj.

Relating to different gene constitutions, especially with respect to different species.

Medicine definitions for heterogenic (2 of 2)

heterogenetic

[ hĕt′ə-rō-jə-nĕtĭk ]

adj.

Relating to heterogenesis.
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