heterogeneity

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noun het·ero·ge·ne·i·ty \ˌhe-tə-rō-jə-ˈnē-ə-tē, ˌhe-trō-\

Definition of heterogeneity

  1. :  the quality or state of consisting of dissimilar or diverse elements :  the quality or state of being heterogeneous cultural heterogeneity

Examples of heterogeneity in a Sentence

  1. the cultural heterogeneity of its residents is a point of pride for the city

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Origin and Etymology of heterogeneity

see heterogeneous


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heterogeneity

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noun het·ero·ge·ne·ity \ˌhet-ə-rō-jə-ˈnē-ət-ē, ˌhe-trō-\

Medical Definition of heterogeneity

plural

heterogeneities

  1. :  the quality or state of being heterogeneous


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