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 for homogeneous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Homogeneous \Ho`mo*ge"ne*ous\, a. [Gr. ?; ? the same + ? race,
     kind: cf. F. homog[`e]ne. See Same, and Kin.]
     1. Of the same kind of nature; consisting of similar parts,
        or of elements of the like nature; -- opposed to
        heterogeneous; as, homogeneous particles, elements, or
        principles; homogeneous bodies.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Alg.) Possessing the same number of factors of a given
        kind; as, a homogeneous polynomial.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit
             homogeneous group" [syn: homogeneous, homogenous]
             [ant: heterogeneous, heterogenous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  95 Moby Thesaurus words for "homogeneous":
     accordant, akin, alike, aped, austere, automatic, balanced, bare,
     basic, chaste, comparable, consimilar, consistent, consonant,
     constant, continuous, copied, correspondent, counterfeit,
     elementary, equable, equal, ersatz, essential, even, fake,
     favoring, flat, following, fundamental, homely, homespun,
     identical, imitated, imitation, immutable, indivisible, invariable,
     irreducible, level, like, measured, mechanical, mere, methodic,
     mimicked, mock, monolithic, nearly reproduced, not unlike,
     of a piece, ordered, orderly, persistent, phony, plain, primal,
     primary, pure, pure and simple, regular, resembling, robotlike,
     severe, similar, simon-pure, simple, simulated, single,
     smacking of, smooth, something like, spare, stable, stark,
     steadfast, steady, suggestive of, synthetic, systematic, unadorned,
     unbroken, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, uncluttered,
     undeviating, undifferenced, undifferentiated, undiversified,
     uniform, uniform with, unruffled, unvaried, unvarying

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     (Or "homogenous") Of uniform nature, similar in kind.
     1. In the context of distributed systems, middleware makes
     heterogeneous systems appear as a homogeneous entity.  For
     example see: interoperable network.
     Constrast heterogeneous.
     2.  (Of a polynomial) containing terms of the
     same degree with respect to all the variables, as in x^2 + 2xy
     + y^2.
     3.  (Of a function) containing a set of
     variables such that when each is multiplied by a constant,
     this constant can be eliminated without altering the value of
     the function, as in cos x/y + x/y.
     4.  (of an equation) containing a homogeneous
     function made equal to 0.

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