heterotopia

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het·er·o·top·ic

 (hĕt′ər-ə-tŏp′ĭk)
adj.
1. Occurring in an abnormal anatomic location: heterotopic bone formation.
2. Grafted or transplanted into an abnormal location: heterotopic liver transplantation.

het′er·o·to′pi·a (-tō′pē-ə) n.

heterotopia

(ˌhɛtərəʊˈtəʊpɪə) or

heterotopy

n
(Pathology) abnormal displacement of a bodily organ or part
[C19: from New Latin, from hetero- + Greek topos place]
ˌheteroˈtopic, ˌheterˈotopous adj

heterotopy, heterotopia, heterotopism

a condition in which normal tissue is misplaced, especially in the brain, so that masses of gray matter are found in the white matter. See also biology.. — heterotopous, adj.
See also: Brain
deviation from the normal ontogenetic sequence with regard to the placing of organs or other parts. Also heterotopism. See also brain. — heterotopous, adj.
See also: Biology