heterogeneous

adjective het·ero·ge·neous \ ˌhe-tə-rə-ˈjē-nē-əs , ˌhe-trə- , -nyəs \

Definition of heterogeneous

:consisting of dissimilar or diverse ingredients or constituents :mixed
  • an ethnically heterogeneous population

heterogeneously

adverb

heterogeneousness

noun

Examples of heterogeneous in a Sentence

  1. the seating in the hall was a heterogeneous collection of old school desk chairs, wood and metal folding chairs, and even a few plush theater seats

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Origin and Etymology of heterogeneous

Medieval Latin heterogeneus, from Greek heterogenēs, from heter- + genos kind — more at kin


HETEROGENEOUS Defined for English Language Learners

heterogeneous

adjective

Definition of heterogeneous for English Language Learners

  • : made up of parts that are different


Medical Dictionary

heterogeneous

adjective het·ero·ge·neous \ ˌhet-ə-rə-ˈjē-nē-əs, ˌhe-trə-, -nyəs \

medical Definition of heterogeneous

:not uniform in structure or composition
  • tumors which have a heterogeneous composition by reason of structure and presence of necrosis
  • Year Book of Endocrinology

heterogeneously

adverb


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