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ho·mo·ge·ne·ous  audio  (hm-jn-s, -jnys) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Of the same or similar nature or kind: "a tight-knit, homogeneous society" (James Fallows).
  2. Uniform in structure or composition throughout.
  3. Mathematics Consisting of terms of the same degree or elements of the same dimension.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Medieval Latin homogeneus, from Greek homogens : homo-, homo- + genos, kind ; see heterogeneous

OTHER FORMS:
homo·gene·ous·ly(Adverb), homo·gene·ous·ness(Noun)


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