inhomogeneity


in·ho·mo·ge·ne·i·ty

noun \(ˌ)in-ˌhō-mə-jə-ˈnē-ə-tē, -ˈnā- also ÷-ˈnī-; especially British -ˌhä-mə-\
plural in·ho·mo·ge·ne·i·ties

Definition of INHOMOGENEITY

1
:  the condition or an instance of not being homogeneous
2
:  a part that is not homogeneous with the larger uniform mass in which it occurs; especially :  a localized collection of matter in the universe
in·ho·mo·ge·neous \-ˈjē-nē-əs, -nyəs\ adjective

First Known Use of INHOMOGENEITY

1899

in·ho·mo·ge·ne·ity

noun \ˌin-ˌhō-mə-jə-ˈnē-ət-ē, -ˈnā-; especially British -ˌhäm-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural in·ho·mo·ge·ne·ities

Medical Definition of INHOMOGENEITY

: lack of homogeneity
in·ho·mo·ge·neous \ˌin-ˌhō-mə-ˈjē-nē-əs\ adjective

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