heteroplastic


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heteroplastic

[‚hed·ə·rō′plas·tik]
(biology)
Pertaining to transplantation between individuals of different species within the same genus.
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The designation teratoid medulloepithelioma applies when heteroplastic tissue is present.
Immunohistochemical markers have different patterns of reactivity depending on whether the tissue of interest is neuroepithelial or heteroplastic.
Karl Gebhardt did heteroplastic transplantation experiments using whole limbs amputated from live prisoners--the prisoners deprived of a limb were killed by lethal injection.