heteronomous


adjective

  1. subject to or involving different laws.
  2. pertaining to or characterized by heteronomy.
  3. Biology. subject to different laws of growth or specialization.

adjective

  1. subject to an external law, rule, or authorityCompare autonomous
  2. (of the parts of an organism) differing in the manner of growth, development, or specialization
  3. (in Kant’s philosophy) directed to an end other than duty for its own sakeCompare autonomous (def. 4b)

adj.

  1. Differing in development or manner of specialization.

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