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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The quality or state of being heterogeneous.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character or state of being heterogeneous; composition from dissimilar parts; difference in kind or quality; disparateness; dissimilarity.
  • noun A dissimilarity of structure in different parts of an organism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being heterogeneous; contrariety.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable Diversity
  • noun countable A composition of diverse parts

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of being diverse and not comparable in kind

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  • the paucity and heterogeneity of the available clinical research

    January 13, 2010