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- 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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