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het·er·og·e·nous 1

 (hĕt′ə-rŏj′ə-nəs) also het·er·o·gen·ic (-rō-jĕn′ĭk)
Not arising within the body; derived from another individual or species: a heterogenous bone transplant.

het′er·og′e·ny n.

het·er·og·e·nous 2

Variant of heterogeneous..


the condition or state of being heterogenous
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Carbonate bedrock matrix heterogeny is often considered problematic in lithologic control.
A heterogeny in the time series can be of two forms: first, quick (Drastic) heterogeny which occurs when measurement instruments or meteorology stations are moved or changed; and second, gradual heterogeny which can be due to the gradual variations which occur around the meteorology stations, such as city warming that is a result of increasing population and its development.
The doctrine of heterogeny and modification of species.