How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"hetero" is from "heteros" (other), spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
In this sense, "hetero" is a word added to another word to make a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "other" or "different" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The fifth and sixth mixtures are heterogeneous.|
|Heterograft - a piece of tissue from a different body.|