Watch out: if you ever find yourself writing homogenous, you probably mean homogeneous.
According to the New Oxford American Dictionary:
Homogeneous means “of the same kind, alike … consisting of parts all of the same kind.”
Homogenous is “an old fashioned term for homologous,” which means “having the same relation, relative position, or structure.”
This one of those tricky distinctions many writers are unaware of, and an instance where an editor’s specialist attention can ensure absolute correctness and precision.
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