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  • adj. homogenous; applied to a class of homologies that arise from similarity of structure and are taken as evidence of common ancestry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Homogenous; -- applied to that class of homologies which arise from similarity of structure, and which are taken as evidences of common ancestry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or characterized by homogenesis; passing through the same cycle of existence as the parent.
  • Having a common origin; derived from the same structure, however variously modified, as organs or parts of any two or more animals: synonymous with homologous in its biological sense, and distinguished from homoplastic.


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