noun Date: 1838 a heterogenous collection or group

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  • Heterogeny — Het er*og e*ny, n. (Biol.) Heterogenesis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heterogeny — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈräjənē noun ( es) Etymology: heterogenous + y 1. : a heterogenous collection or group the descendants of the heterogeny of Arab tribes that settled in Samaria A.N.Williams b.1914 2. [heter + geny] …   Useful english dictionary

  • heterogeny — See heterogenous1. * * * …   Universalium

  • heterogeny — het·er·og·e·ny …   English syllables

  • Augustan drama — [ riot at Covent Garden s Royal Theatre in 1762 over a rumored increase in ticket prices. Although drama declined in the Augustan era, it was still popular entertainment.] Augustan drama can refer to the dramas of Ancient Rome during the reign of …   Wikipedia

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  • heterogenesis — /het euhr euh jen euh sis/, n. Biol. 1. Also, heterogeny /het euh roj euh nee/. alternation of generations, esp. the alternation of parthenogenetic and sexual generations. 2. abiogenesis. [1850 55; HETERO + GENESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ετερογένεια — η 1. η ιδιότητα τού ετερογενούς, το να ανήκει κάποιος σε άλλο γένος, η ανομοιομορφία 2. το βιολογικό φαινόμενο εναλλαγής γενεάς, η ετερογένεση 3. γένεση όντων από άτομα άλλου είδους. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. heterogeny <… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • heterogeneous —   a. comprising different parts or qualities; diverse.    ♦ heterogeneity, n.    ♦ heterogenesis, n. parthenogenesis; abiogenesis; alternation of generations.    ♦ heterogenous, a. originating elsewhere; of different origin.    ♦ heterogeny, n.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • heterogenic — |hed.ərə|jenik adjective 1. [heterogeny + ic] : heterogenetic 2. [heter + gene + ic] : containing more than one allele of a gene used of a cell or of population …   Useful english dictionary

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