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heteroplastic


heteroplastic


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heteroplastic  \Het`er*o*plas"tic\,  a.  [Hetero-  +  -plastic.] 
  (Biol.) 
  Producing  a  different  type  of  organism;  developing  into  a 
  different  form  of  tissue,  as  cartilage  which  develops  into 
  bone.  --Haeckel.