heteromerous


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het·er·om·er·ous

 (hĕt′ə-rŏm′ər-əs)
adj.
Having unequal or differing parts within the same structure or similar structures.

heteromerous

(ˌhɛtəˈrɒmərəs)
adj
(Biology) biology having or consisting of parts that differ, esp in number

het•er•om•er•ous

(ˌhɛt əˈrɒm ər əs)

adj.
Biol. having parts that differ in quality, number of elements, or the like.
[1820–30]
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Numerous Lamellicorn and Heteromerous insects, the latter remarkable for their deeply sculptured bodies, were slowly crawling about; while the lizard tribe, the constant inhabitants of a sandy soil, darted about in every direction.