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- adv. In a homological manner
- adv. With reference to homology
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a homological manner or sense; by means of homologies: distinguished from analogically.
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All those bones which are formed by a coalescence of parts answering to distinct elements of the typical vertebra are "homologically compound"
The scapula in mammals is an example of what Owen calls a "homologically compound" bone.
I look at all forms, which resemble each other homologically or embryologically, as certainly descended from the same species.
In Drosera the chief seat is in the lower part of the tentacles, which, homologically, may be considered as prolongations of the leaf; but the whole blade often curls inwards, converting the leaf into a temporary stomach.
Now there is no reason, so far as their common function of dealing with flesh is concerned, why the teeth of the Tasmanian wolf should not have resembled homologically as well as analogically the teeth of a true wolf; and therefore we cannot assign any intelligible reason why, if all the species of the dog genus were separately created with one pattern of teeth, the unallied Tasmanian wolf should have been furnished with what is practically the same pattern from a functional point of view, while differing from a structural point of view.