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homogenize

verb ho·mog·e·nize

Medical Definition of homogenize

homogenized also British homogenised; homogenizing also British homogenising

  1. 1

  2. transitive verb

  3. :  to make homogeneous

  4. 2a:  to reduce to small particles of uniform size and distribute evenly usually in a liquidb:  to reduce the particles of so that they are uniformly small and evenly distributed; specifically :  to break up the fat globules of (milk) into very fine particles especially by forcing through minute openings

  5. intransitive verb

  6. :  to become homogenized



Variants of homogenize

also British homogenise \hō-ˈmäj-ə-ˌnīz, hə-\play


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