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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

inhibitory fiber, inhibitory nerve, inhibitory obsession, inhibitory postsynaptic potential, inholding, inhomogeneity, inhomogeneous, inhospitable, inhospitality, inhouse, 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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