- subject to or involving different laws.
- pertaining to or characterized by heteronomy.
- Biology. subject to different laws of growth or specialization.
- subject to an external law, rule, or authorityCompare autonomous
- (of the parts of an organism) differing in the manner of growth, development, or specialization
- (in Kant’s philosophy) directed to an end other than duty for its own sakeCompare autonomous (def. 4b)
- Differing in development or manner of specialization.