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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.
References in classic literature ?
Something of the salt sea yet lingered in old Bildad's language, heterogeneously mixed with Scriptural and domestic phrases.
A shelf ran round the walls, on which were models in plaster, heterogeneously placed, most of them covered with gray dust.
Five years and hundreds of millions of treasure were consumed, and then the world moved in--not in zones, as was the idea of Baron Albrecht, but heterogeneously, according to the democratic American programme.
In the bosoms of this people, thus heterogeneously composed, there was burning, kindled at different furnaces, but all furnaces of affliction, one clear, steady flame of liberty.
Other devices are distributed heterogeneously across the various clinics and facilities.
A contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) scan revealed a large heterogeneously enhancing well defined soft tissue intra-abdominal mass in left flank and left retroperitoneum with invasion of left flank muscles suggestive of benign soft tissue tumour with minimal ascites [Figure 1].
In the current study, 1,075 healthy postmenopausal women between the ages of 50 and 70 had heterogeneously dense or extremely dense breast tissue on the screening mammogram.
Additionally, due to the inherent nature of the healthcare sector, demand is rather inelastic, and the services supplied by the public healthcare sector and the expenditure thereof are allocated heterogeneously. Therefore, rural and remote areas tend to suffer the most from the public system's centralisation and vertical organisation.
MRI showed a well circumscribed, heterogeneously enhancing 170x130x121 mm sized mass containing hemorrhagic foci and focal fat tissues (Figure 2).
[.sup.18F]FDG PET/CT showed an FDG-avid linear, heterogeneously enhancing soft-tissue lesion of approximately 4.8 cm in length in the medial aspect of left thigh, anterior to the left sartorius muscle, suggesting in-transit metastasis (Figure 1).
For radiological examinations, computed tomography (CT) scans showed a suborbicular lesion with heterogeneously hyperdense signal at the left temporal fossa.
In the present study, characteristic EUS findings of chronic gastric anisakiasis were heterogeneously hypoechoic lesions with hyperechoic tubular structures, occurring mainly in the submucosal and/or muscularis propria layer.