Definitions

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  • n. A deviation from the natural position; abnormal placement.
  • n. A deviation from the natural position of parts, supposed to take place over thousands of years by the gradual displacement of germ cells.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Disarrangement in position; misplacement.

Etymologies

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hetero- +‎ Ancient Greek τόπος (topos, "place") +‎ -y

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