Definition of inhomogeneous in English:


Syllabification: in·ho·mo·ge·ne·ous
Pronunciation: /inˌhōməˈjēnēəs, -ˌhämə-


  • 1Not uniform in character or content; diverse.
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    • The main problems to overcome by current diagnostic tools are very low signals, due to small protein contents and/or optically inhomogeneous media.
    • Here, we discuss the new methods as well as additional analysis tools we developed to analyze the inhomogeneous and topological properties of large DNA systems bound to proteins.
    • The applicability of the theory can be improved by considering inhomogeneous densities in all three dimensions.
  • 1.1 Mathematics Consisting of terms that are not all of the same degree or dimensions.



Pronunciation: /-ˌhōməjəˈnē-itē, -ˈnā-itē, -ˌhämə-/
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  • In addition, the map of the heterogeneity parameter h shows a local inhomogeneity in the collagen where h has a very low value, corresponding to a narrower lifetime distribution than the surrounding area.
  • Fluorescence-quenching studies have indicated that on a distance scale approaching nearest-neighbor separations, inhomogeneity in lipid distributions can still be detected in such systems at physiological temperatures.
  • This uncertainty can be attributed to the inherent inhomogeneity of multilamellar liposomal suspensions that have been frequently used as model systems.

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