Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That which is homologous; something having the same relative position, proportion, value, or structure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun That which is homologous to something else

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Something homologous; a homologous organ or part, chemical compound or a chromosome.
  • noun linguistics A word shared by two languages or dialects.
  • noun genetics One of a group of similar DNA sequences that share a common ancestry.
  • noun organic chemistry A member of a homologous series

Etymologies

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From French homologue.

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