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

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Strong counterprogramming to the (shabby) complaint that there’s much monotonous, homogenous ball bashing in tennis. 18. Jon Wertheim, SI.com, "2019 U.S. Open Seed Reports," 22 Aug. 2019 The houses are relatively inexpensive and tend to be newly built and fairly homogenous, which aids the algorithmic appraisals that guide big landlords and house-flipping firms alike. Peter Rudegeair, WSJ, "The Future of Housing Rises in Phoenix," 19 June 2019 In a festival landscape that’s become homogenous to the point of banality, in terms of both lineups and style, Marfa Myths still manages to surprise on both fronts. Vogue, "Online Ceramics Tees, Cowboy Hats, and Marbled Tie-Dye: The Best Street Style From Marfa Myths," 16 May 2019 The trust model was around a small homogenous group of technical people, largely known to each other. Quinn Norton, The Atlantic, "Email Is Dangerous," 21 May 2018 By today’s standards, SVH’s characters are woefully homogenous — but Pascal intentionally made some inroads with diversity later in the series. Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, "Sweet Valley High," 16 Aug. 2019 Lynnette’s Kitchen Visiting this private diner in a government flat isn’t just a chance for out-of-towners to get a peek inside Singapore’s homogenous, cookie-cutter government housing, where 80 percent of its population lives. Audrey Phoon, Condé Nast Traveler, "Singapore’s Private Kitchens Are the Island’s Hottest Dining Experience," 14 Aug. 2019 That Japan is rapidly becoming less socially homogenous threatens its understanding of itself, too. The Economist, "Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, Japan ponders what it means to be Japanese," 27 July 2019 Among the limitations to the study: Participants were a relatively homogenous group of white, Swedish boys with a body mass index ranging from 12.3 to 29.3 -- lower than the range for US boys. Minali Nigam, CNN, "Boys are hitting puberty earlier, partially due to rise in BMI, study suggests," 22 July 2019

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First Known Use of homogenous

1636, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Medical Definition of homogenous

1 : homoplastic sense 2 the value of preserved homogenous bone grafts as compared with autogenous graftsPlastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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