homogenization

noun ho·mog·e·ni·za·tion \ hō-ˌmä-jə-nə-ˈzā-shən , hə- \

Definition of homogenization

1 : the act or process of homogenizing
2 : the quality or state of being homogenized

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First Known Use of homogenization

1908


Medical Dictionary

homogenization

noun ho·mog·e·ni·za·tion
variants: also British homogenisation play \hō-ˌmäj-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən, hə-\

medical Definition of homogenization

1 : the quality or state of being homogenized
2 : the act or process of homogenizing

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