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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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The staggered Yee grid is used to discretize the earth model inhomogeneously. In addition, the time-steps are advanced using a modified Du Fort-Frankel method [4, 27].
My new idea was that because of the Stokes frequency shift, this Brillouin Stokes line could experience unsaturated gain in the inhomogeneously broadened ruby laser.
The examination showed an intraorbital mass that was inhomogeneously hypointense on T2-weighted images and hypointense on T1-weighted images and showed intense and inhomogeneous contrast enhancement.
PWI showed that the MTT, but none of the other perfusion parameters, was inhomogeneously prolonged in the left middle cerebral artery (MCA) territory and in both posterior cerebral artery (PCA) territories (see Figure 3(a)).
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.
The latter happens, e.g., when cells are plated inhomogeneously or when the illumination of the imaging field is uneven.
Igneous rocks are distributed widely and inhomogeneously throughout this region.
A lot of inhomogeneously distributed breakdown defects of different forms can be seen as bright points.
[A.sup.a.sub.i] transforms inhomogeneously under an SO(3) gauge transformation, but (13) ensures that the dreibein [e.sup.a.sub.i] transforms homogeneously:
The filler particles used in these materials are dispersed inhomogeneously, and the measurements performed with a macrotip/microtip most likely measure mechanical properties that differ with measurement.