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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.’
- ‘The compartmented genetic system of the plant cell is of heterogenous phylogenetic origin.’
- ‘Abdominal and pelvic computed tomographic scans and ultrasonography showed an intraluminal polypoid mass with heterogenous enhancement in the gallbladder.’
- ‘Ultrasound examination revealed a predominantly hypoechoic and heterogenous mass that almost replaced the entire right testicle.’
- ‘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.’
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