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-'''Heterogeneous''' is an adjective used to describe an object or system consisting of multiple items having a large number of structural variations. It is the opposite of ''[[homogeneous]]'', which means that an object or system consists of multiple identical items. The term is often used in a [[science|scientific]] (such as a kind of [[catalyst]]), [[mathematics|mathematical]], [[sociology|sociological]] or [[statistics|statistical]] context. +'''Homogeneity and heterogeneity''' are concepts relating to the uniformity in a substance. A material that is '''homogeneous''' is uniform in composition or character; one that is '''heterogeneous''' is distinctly nonuniform in one of these qualities.
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 +The term is often used in a [[science|scientific]] (such as a kind of [[catalyst]]), [[mathematics|mathematical]], [[sociology|sociological]] or [[statistics|statistical]] context.
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Homogeneity and heterogeneity are concepts relating to the uniformity in a substance. A material that is homogeneous is uniform in composition or character; one that is heterogeneous is distinctly nonuniform in one of these qualities.

The term is often used in a scientific (such as a kind of catalyst), mathematical, sociological or statistical context.

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