heterologous heterologous

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  1. (adj) not corresponding in structure or evolutionary origin
  2. (adj) derived from organisms of a different but related species

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  • "What you want to do is have evidence in primates that you can block completely, or nearly completely, a challenge with at least one, if not two or three challenges with heterologous [varied] strains of virus," said US AIDS pioneer Dr. Robert...
    on Dec 1, 2008 By: Robert Gallo Source: Washington Post

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