ho·​mog·​e·​nous hō-ˈmä-jə-nəs How to pronounce homogenous (audio)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Part of that was spent in making sure each capsule (or gummy) is completely homogenous. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 15 Dec. 2022 However, once the world finally started to open up again, many found the luxury boutique landscape to be quite homogenous. Alexis Wolfe, ELLE, 13 Dec. 2022 The two major political parties are increasingly homogenous on ideology. David Lauter, Los Angeles Times, 7 Oct. 2022 The scans also hint that the Maya territory wasn’t homogenous. Nathaniel Scharping, Discover Magazine, 7 Feb. 2019 Businesses with more diverse executive teams outperform their more homogenous peers—by 36% according to McKinsey. Desmund Adams, Forbes, 22 June 2022 Stories become homogenous in order to maintain everyone’s acceptance and so no one gets upset. Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times, 16 Dec. 2022 Since molasses is pretty homogenous, most rum brands that use it as a starting point differentiate themselves by varying the steps in the production process, such as extending fermentations or employing varied maturation techniques. Susannah Skiver Barton, Bon Appétit, 16 Sep. 2022 In fact, the object seemed much more like an asteroid—a clue that the Oort Cloud’s composition might not be so homogenous. Byeric Hand, science.org, 5 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History


see homogeneous

First Known Use

1636, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of homogenous was in 1636

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“Homogenous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homogenous. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition


ho·​mog·​e·​nous -nəs How to pronounce homogenous (audio)
: homoplastic sense 2
the value of preserved homogenous bone grafts as compared with autogenous graftsPlastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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