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homogenous

[huh-moj-uh-nuh s, hoh-] /həˈmɒdʒ ə nəs, hoʊ-/
adjective
1.
Biology. corresponding in structure because of a common origin.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; homo- + -genous
Related forms
nonhomogenous, adjective
Can be confused
homogeneous, homogenous.
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Examples from the web for homogenous
  • Icelanders make attractive subjects for geneticists because of the homogenous nature of the population.
  • The music is deafening, the feel homogenous.
  • The academy is composed largely of young male adults and is more homogenous than military bases.
  • The business imperative to meet travellers' basic needs is what makes hotels seem so homogenous.
  • The article also seems to make the assumption that 'law' is a homogenous profession.
  • In the most diverse communities, neighbors trust one another about half as much as they do in the most homogenous settings.
  • The constitutional promise of equality would not be necessary in a society composed of a single homogenous mass.
  • Many fear that the university will be seen as intellectually homogenous.
  • One cautionary tale about the perils of relying on a homogenous food source revolves around the humble potato.
  • Not only was the signature of corn dominant, it was remarkably homogenous across the country in different restaurants, she added.
British Dictionary definitions for homogenous

homogenous

/həˈmɒdʒɪnəs/
adjective
1.
another word for homogeneous (sense 1), homogeneous (sense 2), homogeneous (sense 3), homogeneous (sense 4)
2.
of, relating to, or exhibiting homogeny
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Word Origin and History for homogenous
adj.

erroneous for homogeneous.

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homogenous in Medicine

homogenous ho·mog·e·nous (hə-mŏj'ə-nəs, hō-)
adj.
Of or exhibiting homogeny.

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homogenous in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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