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homogenous

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Prefix homo- + gene + -ous

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

homogenous (comparative more homogenous, superlative most homogenous)

  1. (biology) Having the same genetic structure; exhibiting homogeny
  2. (proscribed) Alternative form of homogeneous

Usage notesEdit

According to The Oxford Guide to English Usage, 'homogenous' is a frequent error for homogeneous.