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Heteromorphic stages of a diplobiontic life history in which the gametophyte and sporophyte are morphologically different, such as members of the phaeophycean order Laminariales (based upon the Greek, heteros (other) & morphe (shape) or the Greek, hetero (different), morph (form) & -ic; cf. dimorphy, heteromorphous, homomorphic, isomorphic, pleomorphic, polymorphic & variform)

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