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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of homologize.


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  • Patagium - ia: in Lepidoptera, those sclerites that cover the base of primaries: often used as synonymous with tegula and squamula, q.v.: assigned by some writers to the pro -, by others to the meso-thorax: homologized with the paraptera of meso-thorax.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Parapteron - era: small sclerites, articulated to the dorsal extremity of the episternum, just below the wings; absent on prothorax = the tegulae of Hymenoptera, and patagia of Lepidoptera: have been homologized with the elytra of Coleoptera.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • The transition from this to the great double axe from Hagia Triada in the Candia Museum [212] is a relatively easy one, which was materially helped, as we shall see, by the fact that the winged disk was actually homologized with an axe or knife as alternative weapons used by the sun-god for the destruction of mankind.

    The Evolution of the Dragon

  • But it is most intimately associated with the earliest stratum of divinities, for it has been homologized with each of the members of the earliest Trinity, the Great Mother, the Water God, and the Warrior Sun

    The Evolution of the Dragon

  • As we shall see, in the discussion of the thunder-weapon (p. 121), the luminous pearl, which was believed to have fallen from the sky, was homologized with the thunderbolt, with the functions of which its own magical properties were assimilated.

    The Evolution of the Dragon

  • As both the earth and women could be fertilized by water they were homologized one with the other.

    The Evolution of the Dragon

  • The different parts of the outstretched wings are readily homologized even in details in the two figures.

    Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895 Seventeenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1895-1896, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1898, pages 519-744

  • Relationships such as the ones between parents and children, and lords and subjects were often homologized with that of a lama and disciple.

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  • Feduccia laments that "the major and most worrying problem of the feathered dinosaur hypothesis is that the integumental structures have been homologized with avian feathers on the basis of anatomically and paleontologically unsound and misleading information."

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  • Hence they were homologized the one with the other.] [271: Dr. Mingana has given me the following note: "It is very probable that the Græco-Latin _margarita_, the Aramæo-Syriac _margarita_, the

    The Evolution of the Dragon


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