Definition of heterogenous in English:

heterogenous

adjective

Medicine
  • Originating outside the organism.

    ‘present in the urine are heterogenous proteins’
    • ‘A computed tomographic scan showed a heterogenous tumor with central hyperdensity and patchy calcification.’
    • ‘Ultrasound examination revealed a predominantly hypoechoic and heterogenous mass that almost replaced the entire right testicle.’
    • ‘Abdominal and pelvic computed tomographic scans and ultrasonography showed an intraluminal polypoid mass with heterogenous enhancement in the gallbladder.’
    • ‘As a component of her postoperative evaluation for metastatic disease, a computed tomographic scan of the pelvis revealed a 6-cm, heterogenous, solid to cystic, left adnexal mass.’
    • ‘The compartmented genetic system of the plant cell is of heterogenous phylogenetic origin.’

Usage

See heterogeneous

Pronunciation:

heterogenous

/ˌhedəˈräjənəs/