heterotopia


heterotopia
heterotopic /het'euhr euh top"ik/, heterotopous, adj.
/het'euhr euh toh"pee euh/, n. Pathol.
1. misplacement or displacement, as of an organ.
2. the formation of tissue in a part where its presence is abnormal.
Also, heterotopy /het'euh rot"euh pee/.
[ < NL; see HETERO-, TOP-, -IA]

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