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homo-

[′hō·mō]
(organic chemistry)
Indicating the homolog of a compound differing in formula from the latter by an increase of one CH2 group.
Indicating a homopolymer made up of a single type of monomer, such as polyethylene from ethylene.
Indicating that a skeletal atom has been added to a well-known structure.
(science and technology)
Indicating the same or similar.