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homologous

, homological, homologic
1. Chem (of a series of organic compounds) having similar characteristics and structure but differing by a number of CH2 groups
2. Med
a. (of two or more tissues) identical in structure
b. (of a vaccine) prepared from the infecting microorganism
3. Biology (of organs and parts) having the same evolutionary origin but different functions
4. Maths (of elements) playing a similar role in distinct figures or functions

homologous

[hə′mäl·ə·gəs]
(biology)
Pertaining to a structural relation between parts of different organisms due to evolutionary development from the same or a corresponding part, such as the wing of a bird and the pectoral fin of a fish.
(geology)
Referring to strata, in separated areas, that are correlatable (contemporaneous) and are of the same general character or facies, or occupy analogous structural positions along the strike.
Pertaining to faults, in separated areas, that have the same relative position or structure.
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Since all the possible off-target homological regions bear a substring of length 7 that has an exact match with the siRNA sequence, it is reasonable to perform the Smith-Waterman alignment only on the regions that have an exact match with at least one substring of the siRNA sequence.
Just as observable physical properties show relations of homological identity, nonobservable inner properties presumably show the same relationships and can be considered true homologies.
23) As these moments suggest, earth and human emerge in the plays, under the force of homological thinking, as creations twinned in anatomy (veins, wombs, blood), affections (sorrow, revenge), and physical states (thirst, hunger, and distemperance).
They provide homological proofs for a number of them, modifying the original proofs that involve simplicial methods, so they use only lower dimensional homology modules that they can introduce in an ad hoc manner, thus avoiding simplicial theory altogether.
More recently, similar ideas have been re-proposed by Persistent Homology according to a homological approach (Edelsbrunner et al.
1] [member of] AB, are called inscribed ortho homological triangles if the perpendiculars in [A.
The homological resemblance between these raced and classed processes is precisely what Naylor's novel succeeds in exposing.
The homological objective is to understand the relationship between a firm's choice of e-provider evaluation criteria and its performance outcomes.
There is the presence of a double population of haematids (blood corpuscles), which implies there has been a blood transfusion with homological (the same type of) blood.
7) As with the phenomenon of humanism, the genealogy is principally homological rather than linear-causal: James Burbage didn't build the Theater in 1576 outside London's city walls because he learned that Italian actors in Florence were outfitting, in the very same year, the Teatro della Baldracca (which had a liminal location comparable to that of the Southwark amphitheaters: affixed to the back end of the Medici palace, but giving onto a street dotted with taverns and brothels).
Where positional homology can be determined, either from natural assemblages or by direct comparison with natural assemblages, an expressly homological notation identifying P1_4, M, and [S.