heterochthonous


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heterochthonous

[‚hed·ə′räk·thə·nəs]
(science and technology)
Not indigenous to the area of present occurrence.
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Strangely, a patient who gets affected by diabetes due to heterochthonous medicines may become the one with normal hyperglycemia once if the medicines are discontinued.
Latino literature, in its immigrant and exile variation, can be characterized in general terms as focusing on the cultural clash between the autochthonous "American" and the heterochthonous Latino.
Additionally, researchers should pay attention to the linguistic codes and registers used in television and radio broadcasts as well as print media irrespective of whether these are autochthonous or heterochthonous in origin (5c.