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n. pl. het·er·o·plas·ties
The surgical grafting of tissue obtained from one individual or species to another.

het′er·o·plas′tic adj.
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More than a third of medulloepitheliomas contain heteroplastic elements, usually hyaline cartilage, rhabdomyoblasts, or brainlike tissue.
He successfully transplanted vessels using different methods--autoplastic, homoplastic and heteroplastic, using either fresh vessels or ones that he had preserved in cold storage for up to 3 months (Carrel 1912).