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ho·mog·e·nous 1

 (hə-mŏj′ə-nəs, hō-)
adj. Archaic
Exhibiting homogeny.

ho·mog·e·nous 2

 (hə-mŏj′ə-nəs, hō-)
adj. Usage Problem
Homogeneous. See Usage Note at homogeneous.

[Alteration of homogeneous (probably influenced by homogenize).]


1. another word for homogeneous1, homogeneous2, homogeneous3, homogeneous4
2. (Biology) of, relating to, or exhibiting homogeny


(həˈmɒdʒ ə nəs, hoʊ-)

Biol. corresponding in structure because of a common origin.
ho•mog′e•ny, n.


- Can refer to genetically related tissue or organs.
See also related terms for organs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.homogenous - all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit homogeneous group"
undiversified - not diversified
uniform, unvarying - always the same; showing a single form or character in all occurrences; "a street of uniform tall white buildings"
same - closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree; "curtains the same color as the walls"; "two girls of the same age"; "mother and son have the same blue eyes"; "animals of the same species"; "the same rules as before"; "two boxes having the same dimensions"; "the same day next year"


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