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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
1] Ion Patrscu and Florentin Smarandache, A Theorem about Simultaneous Orthological and Homological Triangles, in arXiv.
If large-scale demographic movements, as Ferrone argues, conditioned the emergence of early modern theater on a pan-European scale, and thus can generate homological comparison, I wish to consider the impact that the sixteenth-century spike in poverty had on early modern drama.
A scholar interested in establishing the meaning of rock images in a more rigorous and persuasive fashion cannot stay there, and should adopt the analogical or homological approach (see Figure 1).
Women's language and body had been crafted in a homological female world, women's ways of knowing generally constructed through daily practices of life, often learned from other women.
Kantian autonomy, homological views of the self in Herder, Humboldt, and Goethe, as well as the self-modeled foundationalism of Fichte, Schelling, and Hegel all come in for extended discussion.
This review of STS provides the theoretical underpinnings for the construct QNWL and begins to establish the homological net.
are the same for numerous stars, such stars are homological, so the stars actually have the same structure.
For example, the study of setal arrangement during postembryonic development has been helpful in determining the phylogenetic migration of homological chelal trichobothria in pseudoscorpions (Harvey 1992) and the setal arrangement in astigmatid mites (Griffith et al.
Yet, the homological fit at the level of world-view is partial at best.
After developing the homological relationship (as well as the important differences) between Brahman and Yahweh, he emphasizes the fact that the guidelines for such an exercise within two traditions must emerge afresh from the actual dialogue, not from the preconceived assumptions of either tradition: "There is neither a common given nor an accepted basis, revelation, event or even tradition.
on temporal structures, homological proof, and a chain of cause and
Testa also offers a theoretical paradigm to classify film adaptations between homological, epigraphical, coextensive, mediated and hypertextual recreations so that the volume has breadth and relevance outside of Italian studies.