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[hetero- + top- + -ia]
1. The appearance of a cluster of normal cells in an abnormal location, as of a cluster of cells from the adrenal glands found in a tissue specimen taken from the ovaries.
2. The displacement of an organ or body part from its normal location.
heterotopic (het″ĕ-rō-top′ik), adj.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Heterotopia, Heterotopy." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770564/all/heterotopia__heterotopy.
Heterotopia, heterotopy. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770564/all/heterotopia__heterotopy. Accessed June 4, 2023.
Heterotopia, heterotopy. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770564/all/heterotopia__heterotopy
Heterotopia, Heterotopy [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 04]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770564/all/heterotopia__heterotopy.
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