homogenous

[huh-moj-uh-nuh s, hoh-]

adjective

Biology. corresponding in structure because of a common origin.

Origin of homogenous

First recorded in 1865–70; homo- + -genous
Related formsnon·ho·mog·e·nous, adjective
Can be confusedheterogeneous heterogenous homogeneous homogenoushomogeneous homogenous
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British Dictionary definitions for nonhomogenous

homogenous

adjective

of, relating to, or exhibiting homogeny
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Word Origin and History for nonhomogenous

homogenous

adj.

erroneous for homogeneous.

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nonhomogenous in Medicine

homogenous

[hə-mŏjə-nəs, hō-]

adj.

Of or exhibiting homogeny.
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