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Adjective: heterogeneous  ,he-tu-ru'jee-nee-us
  1. Consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature
    "the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous";
    - heterogenous [non-standard]
  2. Originating outside the body
    - heterogenous

See also: assorted, different, disparate, diversified, inhomogeneous, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, nonuniform, sundry, varied

Antonym: autogenous, homogeneous

Encyclopedia: Heterogeneous