|1.||composed of unrelated or differing parts or elements|
|2.||not of the same kind or type|
|3.||chem Compare homogeneous of, composed of, or concerned with two or more different phases|
|[C17: from Medieval Latin heterogeneus, from Greek heterogenēs, from |
heterogeneity het·er·o·ge·ne·i·ty (hět'ə-rō'jə-nē'ĭ-tē)
The quality or state of being heterogeneous.
Cultural, social, biological, or other differences within a group. (Compare homogeneity.)