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1. Being, relating to, or of the nature of a heteronym.
2. Being different names or terms but having correspondence or interrelationship, as mother and daughter.

[From Late Greek heterōnumos, from Greek, with a different denominator : Greek hetero-, hetero- + Greek onoma, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.]
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As Ulysses--the character of Homer's epic--on his return to Ithaca, he passes through different territories and temporalities, embodying in his own body the heteronymous character of all.
(2000) Decrease in presynaptic inhibition on heteronymous monosynaptic Ia terminals in patients with Parkinson's disease.
At the same time, the ideological orientation of newspapers matters in the context of a highly politically polarized and deeply heteronymous journalistic field in the United Kingdom (Benson & Neveu, 2005).
Priori, "Impaired heteronymous somatosensory motor cortical inhibition in dystonia," Movement Disorders, vol.
* Diplopia charting: showed binocular heteronymous crossed diplopia with false image higher with upper end tilted towards paralysed side
In the same trend of thought, Piaget (1934) stated that children's morality is based on an evaluation of actions that depends on the material consequences, since the child does not differentiate with clarity the physical area from the psychic one; that is to say, children are heteronymous moral thinkers because they judge their actions according to the rules imposed by an authority which, in most cases, is represented by parents or any adult that is in charge of them.
In other words, Maimonides rejected an autonomous acceptance of these laws in favor of a heteronymous acceptance of God's revealed laws.
Binasal hemianopsia, unlike types of visual field loss such as bitemporal heteronymous hemianopia, unilateral homonymous hemianopia, is not common and cannot be explained by a single visual tract lesion.
[8] According to this model, 'people accept responsibility for all their actions, rather than hide behind heteronymous rules and regulations'.
If shame arises from the standards of others, externally imposed by those whose evaluative framework we may not even share, then shame, using a Kantian concept, is "radically heteronymous"; it should not direct action.