Meaning of heterologous

het•er•ol•o•gous

Pronunciation: (het"u-rol'u-gus), [key]
— adj.
  1. of different origin; pertaining to heterology.
  2. consisting of dissimilar tissue, as that of another species or that of a tumor.
  3. pertaining to an antigen that elicits a reaction in a nonspecific antibody.
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