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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Corresponding or similar in position or structure or function or characteristics; Having the same evolutionary origin but serving different functions.

Usage examples (35)
  • A homologous tissue graft
  • The wing of a bat and the arm of a man are homologous
  • Comparing aligned positions in homologous protein sequences two different behaviors are found:
  • Characters can be binary, or they can are called homologous characters. for more
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