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in·ho·mo·ge·ne·i·ty

 (ĭn-hō′mə-jə-nē′ĭ-tē, -nā′-, hŏm′ə-)
n. pl. in·ho·mo·ge·ne·i·ties
1. Lack of homogeneity.
2. Something that is not homogeneous or uniform.

in·ho′mo·ge′ne·ous (-jē′nē-əs, -jēn′yəs) adj.

inhomogeneous

(ɪnˌhəʊməˈdʒiːnɪəs; -ˌhɒm-)
adj
not homogeneous or uniform
inhomogeneity n
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Adj.1.inhomogeneous - not homogeneous
heterogeneous, heterogenous - consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature; "the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous"
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