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 (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.


(ɪnˌhəʊməˈdʒiːnɪəs; -ˌhɒm-)
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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Under these conditions, any correlation between the excitation and emission energies, which is characteristic to inhomogeneously broadened luminescence, may be lost.
Multiple significantly enlarged inhomogeneously enhancing para-aortic, peripancreatic and aorto-caval lymph nodes are also noted.
when cells are plated inhomogeneously or when the illumination of the imaging field is uneven.
Despite their pivotal role, the in situ measurements are sparsely available, inhomogeneously distributed, and often initiated in the vicinity of marginal ice zones (MIZ).
Computed tomography of the neck revealed an inhomogeneously enhancing mass that occupied the right lower neck and upper mediastinum and compressed the airway (figure 2).
Analysis of MRI signal of PCNSL: PCNSL focuses showed homogeneously or inhomogeneously low signal on T1WI; most focuses on T2WI exhibited medium or relatively high signal and few showed high signal.
On the other hand, the increasing of curing temperature will make reaction products of cement and slag distribute inhomogeneously, larger capillary pores in concrete will increase, and the late age strength of concrete will reduce.
Data were ultimately standardized to amount of suitable substrate to allow comparisons between different studies and to eliminate spatial bias caused by the fact that the sponges occur only in calcareous substrate, which is inhomogeneously distributed.
Post-contrast MRI demonstrated an inhomogeneously enhancing, centrally necrotic suprasellar mass, which extended into the frontal horn of the lateral ventricle, complicated by obstructive hydrocephalus (Figs 1 and 2).
The areas are located throughout the city of Weimar distributed inhomogeneously buildings of different remediation status.
Schiinemann, "Complex and backwardwave modes in inhomogeneously and anisotropically filled waveguides," IEEE Trans.