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homogeneity

 [ho″mo-jĕ-ne´ĭ-te]
the state of being homogeneous.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

homogeneity

The degree to which the results of two or more studies included in a review or meta-analysis are similar.
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In the same test, the control group obtained an average of 11.7 [+ or -] 3.23 seconds in the initial testing with a coefficient of variability of 18.384%, indicating an average homogeneity group and an average of 15.9 [+ or -] 2, 84 seconds on the final test, with a coefficient of variation of 14.876%, increasing it to nominal values by 3.508%, also indicating a mean of homogeneity.
The need of homogeneity tests and correction to the meteorological data on month or day scales sparked the generation of the Rhtests and MASH methods.
Figure 7 shows the stress-strain curves and the AE under uniaxial compressive tests with different homogeneity indexes.
The second is not to seek homogeneity and accept heterogeneity promptly (festina).
Leppold et al suggest that cultural and historical factors determine the ways in which the country perceives and acts, citing the purportedly Japanese ideal of societal homogeneity.
Figure 3 shows the homogeneity of different injection molded pink test specimens.
Although, melt quality (defined as a thermally homogeneous melt at a constant throughput) is a key variable in polymer extrusion only a few thermal monitoring techniques are able to determine thermal stability and homogeneity across the melt flow cross-section in real-time.
One of the problems is significant deviation from the assumptions of analysis of variance; namely normality and homogeneity of variance (Jeyaratnam and Othman1985; Sutton 1993; Wilcox 1994; 1996).
Thus, this index may be used to check the homogeneity of the test in the sense of difficulty.
(http://mnras.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/01/07/mnras.sts497) "A structure in the early Universe at z~1.3 that exceeds the homogeneity scale of the R-W concordance cosmology." MNRAS published online 11 January 2013.
OBJECTIVES: We sought to study the relationship between perception of skin condition and homogeneity of color/chromophore distribution.
For almost 20 years, the EEA has helped to ensure homogeneity and a level playing field between the EU and EEA EFTA Member States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway).