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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Homologous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a similar evolutionary origin; homologous.
  • adj. Having to do with homology.
  • adj. Of an adjective, describing itself.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to homology; having a structural affinity proceeding from, or base upon, that kind of relation termed homology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or characterized by homology; having a structural affinity: distinguished from analogical, and opposed to adaptive. See homology.
  • In geometry, being in homology or plane perspective, as two figures in one plane.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. similar in evolutionary origin but not in function

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