inhomogeneity

[ in-hoh-muh-juh-nee-i-tee, -hom-uh- ]
/ ɪnˌhoʊ mə dʒəˈni ɪ ti, -ˌhɒm ə- /

noun

lack of homogeneity.
something that is not homogeneous.

Nearby words

  1. inhibitory fiber,
  2. inhibitory nerve,
  3. inhibitory obsession,
  4. inhibitory postsynaptic potential,
  5. inholding,
  6. inhomogeneous,
  7. inhospitable,
  8. inhospitality,
  9. inhouse,
  10. inhuman

Origin of inhomogeneity

First recorded in 1895–1900; in-3 + homogeneity

Related formsin·ho·mo·ge·ne·ous [in-hoh-muh-jee-nee-uh s, -hom-uh-] /ˌɪn hoʊ məˈdʒi ni əs, -hɒm ə-/, adjectivein·ho·mo·ge·ne·ous·ly, adverb

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