heterogeneity


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het·er·o·ge·ne·i·ty

 (hĕt′ə-rō′jə-nē′ĭ-tē)
n.
The quality or state of being heterogeneous.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heterogeneity - the quality of being diverse and not comparable in kind
nonuniformity - the quality of being diverse and interesting
diverseness, diversity, multifariousness, variety - noticeable heterogeneity; "a diversity of possibilities"; "the range and variety of his work is amazing"
homogeneity, homogeneousness - the quality of being similar or comparable in kind or nature; "there is a remarkable homogeneity between the two companies"

heterogeneity

noun
The quality of being made of many different elements, forms, kinds, or individuals:
Biology: polymorphism.
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heterogeneity

[ˈhetərəʊdʒəˈniːətɪ] Nheterogeneidad f

heterogeneity

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