Definition of homogeny in English:


Line breaks: hom|ogeny
Pronunciation: /həˈmɒdʒəni


[mass noun]
  • 1 another term for homogeneity (see homogeneous).
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    • You can hear the eclecticism throughout the record, and though it's always refreshing to hear less homogeny in hip-hop, it has more of a scattered feel than was probably intentional.
    • The Lower East Side is no longer a bourgeoisie frontier but has become the destination for a customer seeking liberation from the confines of New York homogeny.
    • For many, Nirvana was the last big band that mattered, a highly critical and credible force in an industry that thrives more and more on homogeny.
  • 2 Biology , • dated Similarity due to common descent.
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    • To counter these problems Spemann reintroduced Lankester's original distinction between homogeny and homoplasy.
    • In Lankester's definition homogeny refers to those aspects of homology that can be traced directly to the common ancestor.

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