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het·er·o·ge·ne·ous

 (hĕt′ər-ə-jē′nē-əs, -jēn′yəs)
adj.
1. also het·er·og·e·nous (hĕt′ə-rŏj′ə-nəs) Consisting of dissimilar elements or parts; not homogeneous. See Synonyms at miscellaneous.
2. Xenogeneic.

[From Medieval Latin heterogeneus, from Greek heterogenēs : hetero-, hetero- + genos, kind, race; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

het′er·o·ge′ne·ous·ly adv.
het′er·o·ge′ne·ous·ness n.

heterogeneous

(ˌhɛtərəʊˈdʒiːnɪəs)
adj
1. composed of unrelated or differing parts or elements
2. not of the same kind or type
3. (Chemistry) chem of, composed of, or concerned with two or more different phases. Compare homogeneous
[C17: from Medieval Latin heterogeneus, from Greek heterogenēs, from hetero- + genos sort]
heterogeneity, ˌheteroˈgeneousness n
ˌheteroˈgeneously adv

het•er•o•ge•ne•ous

(ˌhɛt ər əˈdʒi ni əs, -ˈdʒin yəs)

adj.
1. different in kind; unlike; incongruous.
2. composed of parts of different kinds; having widely dissimilar elements or constituents; not homogeneous.
3. (of a chemical mixture) composed of different substances or the same substance in different phases, as ice and water.
[1615–25; < Medieval Latin heterogeneus < Greek heterogenḗs]
het`er•o•ge•ne′i•ty (-ə roʊ dʒəˈni ɪ ti) het`er•o•ge′ne•ous•ness, n.
het`er•o•ge′ne•ous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heterogeneous - consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature; "the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous"
diversified - having variety of character or form or components; or having increased variety; "a diversified musical program ranging from classical to modern"; "diversified farming"; "diversified manufacturing"; "diversified scenery"; "diversified investments"
different - unlike in nature or quality or form or degree; "took different approaches to the problem"; "came to a different conclusion"; "different parts of the country"; "on different sides of the issue"; "this meeting was different from the earlier one"
varied - characterized by variety; "immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions"; "his work is interesting and varied"
homogeneous, homogenous - all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit homogeneous group"
2.heterogeneous - originating outside the body

heterogeneous

heterogeneous

adjective
Translations
مُتَغايِر، غير مُتَجانِس
hetorogenní
forskelligartetheterogen
heterogén
heterogeninisnevienalytis
heterogens, neviendabigs

heterogeneous

[ˈhetərəʊˈdʒiːnɪəs] ADJheterogéneo

heterogeneous

[ˌhɛtərəˈdʒiːniəs] adjhétérogène

heterogeneous

adjheterogen

heterogeneous

[ˈhɛtərəʊˈdʒiːnɪəs] adjeterogeneo/a

heterogeneous

(ˌhetəˈrodʒiːniəs) adjective
composed of parts or elements of different kinds. a heterogeneous population; a heterogeneous class of pupils (= mixed academic levels).

het·er·o·ge·ne·ous

a. heterogéneo-a, de naturaleza diferente.
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