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heterogeneity

 [het″er-o-jĕ-ne´ĭ-te]
the state or quality of being heterogeneous. In genetics, the production of identical or similar phenotypes by different genetic mechanisms. A phenotype resembling a known phenotype but determined by a different genetic mechanism is called a genocopy or genetic mimic.

het·er·o·ge·ne·i·ty

(het'ĕr-ō-jĕ-nē'i-tē),
Heterogeneous state or quality.

heterogeneity

[-jənē′itē]
1 a quality of being dissimilar in kind.
2 a state of having different characteristics and qualities.

het·er·o·ge·ne·i·ty

(het'ĕr-ō-jĕ-nē'i-tē)
Heterogeneous state or quality.

heterogeneity

the state of being heterogeneous.
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To incorporate heterogeneity as random-effects, it is assumed that the underlying population effect sizes [[delta].