Definition of heteroplastic in US English:

heteroplastic

adjective

  • See heteroplasty

    • ‘Spemann therefore reinterpreted his dorsal blastopore lip experiment, and he felt that there was a need to do heteroplastic transplants of the dorsal blastopore lip region.’
    • ‘In addition, there have been no reports of successful cases of homoplastic or heteroplastic transplantation.’
    • ‘Stone waved a model worm over the bowl to ascertain whether or not vision had been re-established following heteroplastic transplantation of eyes in larvae.’

Pronunciation

heteroplastic

/ˈhetərəˈplastik/