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homogeneous

adjective ho·mo·ge·neous \ˌhō-mə-ˈjē-nē-əs, -nyəs\

: made up of the same kind of people or things

Full Definition of HOMOGENEOUS

1
:  of the same or a similar kind or nature
2
:  of uniform structure or composition throughout <a culturally homogeneous neighborhood>
3
:  having the property that if each variable is replaced by a constant times that variable the constant can be factored out :  having each term of the same degree if all variables are considered <a homogeneous equation>
ho·mo·ge·neous·ly adverb
ho·mo·ge·neous·ness noun

Examples of HOMOGENEOUS

  1. a fairly homogeneous collection of examples
  2. In their natural state, mountains of this type are almost entirely covered by dense forest. The wooded landscape is very uniform, lacking in contrast, and any disturbance of the homogeneous green blanket is very obvious … —John Crowley, Focus on Geography, Winter 2007

Origin of HOMOGENEOUS

Medieval Latin homogeneus, homogenus, from Greek homogenēs, from hom- + genos kind — more at kin
First Known Use: 1641
Medical Dictionary

homogeneous

adjective ho·mo·ge·neous \-ˈjē-nē-əs, -nyəs\

Medical Definition of HOMOGENEOUS

:  of uniform structure or composition throughout
ho·mo·ge·neous·ly adverb
ho·mo·ge·neous·ness noun

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