from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Something homologous; a homologous organ or part.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something homologous; a homologous organ or part, chemical compound or a chromosome.
- n. A word shared by two languages or dialects.
- n. One of a group of similar DNA sequences that share a common ancestry.
- n. A member of a homologous series
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That which is homologous to something else
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which is homologous; something having the same relative position, proportion, value, or structure.
The parts which stand in such a relation to each other are said to be homologous, and one such part or organ is called the homologue of the other.
The ring of the third division is the "homologue" of the ring of the fifth, the appendage of the former is the homologue of the appendage of the latter.
This is the psychological homologue of the “Divine Wrath” that roasted Christ.
In Dictyostelium, three genes required for such a mechanism was found, one of which has the name Cbl. "This is entirely unexpected," note the researchers, "because it is the first time that a Cbl homologue has been observed outside the animal kingdom."
In contrast, the allergenic tropomyosins are all from invertebrates such as insects, crustaceans and nematodes and at most are only 55% identical to the closest human homologue , said Dr Heimo Breiteneder of the Medical University of Vienna.
White House leader George W. Bush follows in the footprints of his French homologue, Nicolas Sarkozy, as far as the public behavior is concerned.
Francois Fillon, the French PM, visited his homologue in Algeria a couple days ago.
The ring of the third division is the “homologue” of the ring of the fifth, the appendage of the former is the homologue of the appendage of the latter.
SACRO, of course, is not "a voluntary organisation that works to cut offending" but is, like its English homologue NACRO, a pro-criminal pressure group that works to cut punishment for criminals.
Il a déclaré la guerre à son homologue fédéral, Stephen Harper.