all of the same or similar kind or nature

a close-knit homogeneous group

Syn: ↑homogeneous
Ant: ↑heterogeneous (for: ↑homogeneous)
Similar to:
See Also: ↑same, ↑undiversified, ↑uniform, ↑unvarying
Derivationally related forms: ↑homogeny, ↑homogeny (for: ↑homogeneous), ↑homogeneousness (for: ↑homogeneous), ↑homogeneity (for: ↑homogeneous)

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  • Homogenous — Ho*mog e*nous, a. (Biol.) Having a resemblance in structure, due to descent from a common progenitor with subsequent modification; homogenetic; applied both to animals and plants. See {Homoplastic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homogenous — erroneous for HOMOGENEOUS (Cf. homogeneous) …   Etymology dictionary

  • homogenous — [adj] similar, comparable akin, alike, analogous, cognate, consistent, homologous, identical, kindred, like, uniform, unvarying; concepts 487,573 Ant. different, discrete, dissimilar, heterogeneous, miscellaneous, varied …   New thesaurus

  • homogenous — [hə mäj′ə nəs] adj. [ HOMO + GENOUS] 1. having similarity in structure because of common descent 2. HOMOGENEOUS homogeny [hə mäj′ənē] n …   English World dictionary

  • homogenous — homogeneous, homogenous Homogeneous is pronounced with the stress on the third syllable and means ‘of the same kind’: • The most common way of grouping was to sort the children by ability…and to make the groups as homogeneous as possible R.… …   Modern English usage

  • homogenous — Having a structural similarity because of descent from a common ancestor. Commonly confused with homogeneous. [homo + G. genos, family, kind] * * * ho·mog·e·nous nəs adj 1) HOMOPLASTIC (2) <the value of preserved homogenous bone grafts as… …   Medical dictionary

  • homogenous — [[t]həmɒ̱ʤənəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED Homogenous means the same as homogeneous …   English dictionary

  • homogenous — adjective Date: 1919 1. homoplastic 2 2. homogeneous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • homogenous — uniform; used to describe egg yolk in larval fishes as opposed to segmented …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • homogenous — adj. [Gr. homos, same; genos, race] Having a resemblance in structure due to a common progenitor …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • homogenous — /heuh moj euh neuhs, hoh /, adj. 1. Biol. corresponding in structure because of a common origin. 2. homogeneous. 3. homoplastic. [1865 70; HOMO + GENOUS] * * * …   Universalium

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