inhomogeneity

noun
in·​ho·​mo·​ge·​ne·​i·​ty | \ (ˌ)in-ˌhō-mə-jə-ˈnē-ə-tē How to pronounce inhomogeneity (audio) , -ˈnā- also nonstandard -ˈnī-; especially British -ˌhä-mə-\
plural inhomogeneities

Definition of inhomogeneity

1 : the condition or an instance of not being homogeneous
2 : a part that is not homogeneous with the larger uniform mass in which it occurs especially : a localized collection of matter in the universe

Other Words from inhomogeneity

inhomogeneous \ (ˌ)in-​ˌhō-​mə-​ˈjē-​nē-​əs How to pronounce inhomogeneous (audio) , -​nyəs \ adjective

First Known Use of inhomogeneity

1899, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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inhomogeneity

noun
in·​ho·​mo·​ge·​ne·​ity | \ ˌin-ˌhō-mə-jə-ˈnē-ət-ē, -ˈnā-; especially British -ˌhäm-ə-\
plural inhomogeneities

Medical Definition of inhomogeneity

: lack of homogeneity

Other Words from inhomogeneity

inhomogeneous \ ˌin-​ˌhō-​mə-​ˈjē-​nē-​əs How to pronounce inhomogeneous (audio) \ adjective

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