- having its source or origin outside the organism; having a foreign origin.
Origin of heterogenous
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This precaution had not been taken by the English gentleman's heterogenous company.The Red River Half-Breed
At half-past eight, found a heterogenous mixture of the articles slightly digested.Curiosities of Medical Experience
J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
"Velocity of circulation" is a blanket name for a complex and heterogenous set of activities of men.The Value of Money
Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
Provisionally this genus has been grouped with the Ratitae, which at any rate are a heterogenous assembly.
It was really Alfred's first appearance before a heterogenous audience.Watch Yourself Go By
Al. G. Field
- biology med not originating within the body; of foreign origina heterogenous skin graft Compare autogenous
1690s, less-correct form of heterogeneous. Related: Heterogeneity.
- Not arising within the body; derived from another individual or species.