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het•er•o



Pronunciation: (het'u-rō"), [key]
adj., n., pl. -er•os.


adj.
1. Chem.of or pertaining to an atom other than carbon, particularly in a cyclic compound.
2. Informal.heterosexual.

n.
Informal. a heterosexual person.

hetero-




a combining form meaning “different,” “other,” used in the formation of compound words: heterocyclic. Also, esp. before a vowel,heter-.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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