Synonyms of homologous


1. homologous (vs. analogous) (vs. heterologous), homologic, homological

usage: having the same evolutionary origin but not necessarily the same function; "the wing of a bat and the arm of a man are homologous"

2. homologous (vs. heterologous) (vs. autologous)

usage: corresponding or similar in position or structure or function or characteristics; especially derived from an organism of the same species; "a homologous tissue graft"

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Definition and meaning of homologous (Dictionary)