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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
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Together, we dream of an organic and mineral heterotopy, a new Eden wedged between concrete and vegetation, "says Maatallah in his presentation of the project.
Glial heterotopy is a midline, congenital mass located in the nose, which contains mature glial tissue.
B) Glial leptomeningeal heterotopy showing congestive blood vessels (arrowhead) and foci of glial heterotopia (arrows).
Slomka, "Pancreatic and gastric heterotopy in the gastrointestinal tract," Postcpy Higieny i Medycyny Doswiadczalnej, vol.
Alvarez Gago, "Mixed tumour in cervical salivary heterotopy," Acta Otorrinolaringologica Espanola, vol.
Gilbert claims that the classical modes of evolutionary developmental biology (i.e., heterotypy, heterochrony, heterometry, and heterotopy) supplement and extend the Modern Synthesis, but symbiotic and epigenetic contributions could be more revolutionary (p.
IHC for GFAP (Glial fibrillary acidic protein) Report: GEAP--Focal cytoplasmic positivity, consider: Glial Heterotopy.
Presence of cortical tubers, their numbers and localization, if present, presence of subependimal nodule, astrocytoma, heterotopy and white matter involvement and other characteristics, if present were recorded.
Roles of synorganisation, zygomorphy and heterotopy in floral evolution: the gynostemium and labellum of orchids and other lilioid monocots.
Film-Cinema-Spectator: Film Reception is a substantial tome in every sense of the term, containing German translations of important pieces originally published in English, such as Annette Kuhn's essay on heterotopy (27-41), and Thomas Elsaesser's analysis of spectating practices in early cinema (137-58).
On magnetic resonanceimaging, there were hydrocephalus, diffuse signal increase in white matter (Fig.1), polymicrogria in occipital lobe and subcortical band type heterotopy in occipital again splenium agenesis of corpuscallosum (Fig.2), cerebellar polymicrogria (Fig.