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analogous

Biology (of organs and parts) having the same function but different evolutionary origin

analogous

[ə′nal·ə·gəs]
(biology)
Referring to structures that are similar in function and general appearance but not in origin, such as the wing of an insect and the wing of a bird.
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These initial oils and watercolours instead relate to their models analogously to the activity of an assistant under a master in a renaissance studio.
Dodds begins by examining immutability as perceived in finite creatures before proceeding to show how immutability is predicated analogously of God.
Analogously, chronic exposure to toxic or carcinogenic environmental substances does not elicit the same results in all individuals.
Clearly that each singleton {n} = ]n - 1,n + 1[ is open (0 < n < [omega]) and analogously, {0} is open.
v] (e) is defined analogously, see [1, 7, 8, 9] for details.
Analogously for every advance function [tau] ([theta]), the equation
From Dickinson he finds ways to imagine versions of delight and pleasure analogously composed to pain and grief and able to challenge the inevitability of pain's persuasiveness.
developed through prolonged points of intercultural contact" as one modality through which "the narrative of the master"--in this case Britain--could be recast and thereby re-imagined (29, 26), Analogously, although coming from the other direction as it were, Geoffrey Nash, in "Friend's Across the Water: British Orientalists and Middle Eastern Nationalisms," examines "the identification of English travelers with specific oriental peoples and societies in nineteenth and early twentieth century travel and political writing" (87) as an identification that renders Orientalist/imperialist discourses unstable, even fractured, opening them up to "counter-Orientalist/anti-imperialist ones" (93).
In this exhibition, analogously, the written materials overwhelm the art.
On the remarks over the weekend by former Defense Agency chief Gen Nakatani, Fukuda told a House of Councillors Budget Committee session, ''Even if he was talking analogously.
Following the author, interactive computer-mediated communication can be studied analogously to "similarly dialogical exchanges between television's talk show presenters and their audiences" (p.
Analogously, it is time for computer users to know communications issues thoroughly.