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Synonyms for homologous
həˈmɒl ə gəs, hoʊ-ho·mol·o·gous

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  1. homologousadjective


  2. homologousadjective


Princeton's WordNet

  1. homologousadjective

    having the same evolutionary origin but not necessarily the same function

    "the wing of a bat and the arm of a man are homologous"

    heterological, heterologous, autologous, heterologic, analogous

  2. homologousadjective

    corresponding or similar in position or structure or function or characteristics; especially derived from an organism of the same species

    "a homologous tissue graft"

    heterologic, heterological, heterologous, autologous, analogous

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. homologousadjective

    of the same ratio, of the same proportion

  2. homologousadjective

    of the same type, corresponding in structure

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  1. List of paraphrases for "homologous":

    counterparts, counterpart, homologue, homologues, homologs

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