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heterogeneous

 [het″er-o-je´ne-us]
1. consisting of or composed of dissimilar elements or ingredients; not having a uniform quality throughout.
2. in genetics, said of a trait that can be produced by different genes or combinations of genes.

het·er·o·ge·ne·ous

(het'ĕr-ō-jē'nē-ŭs),
Comprising elements with various and dissimilar properties.

heterogeneous

/het·ero·ge·ne·ous/ (het″er-o-je´ne-us) not of uniform composition, quality, or structure.

heterogeneous

(hĕt′ər-ə-jē′nē-əs, -jēn′yəs)
adj.
1. also heterogenous (hĕt′ə-rŏj′ə-nəs) Consisting of dissimilar elements or parts; not homogeneous.
2. Xenogeneic.

het′er·o·ge′ne·ous·ly adv.
het′er·o·ge′ne·ous·ness n.

heterogeneous

[het′əroj′ənəs]
Etymology: Gk, heteros, different, genos, kind
1 consisting of dissimilar elements or parts; unlike; incongruous.
2 not having a uniform quality throughout. Compare homogeneous. heterogeneity, adj.

heterogeneous

adjective Dissimilar; possessing different or opposing characteristics in the same individual; composed of varied cell types

het·er·o·ge·ne·ous

(het'ĕr-ō-jē'nē-ŭs)
Comprising elements with various and dissimilar properties.

heterogeneous

showing heterogeneity having dissimilar structures or properties

heterogeneous

not of uniform composition, quality or structure.
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