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analogous

Biology (of organs and parts) having the same function but different evolutionary origin
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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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Analogously, they demonstrated that when people are in a good mood, things seem okay and they can take a big picture perspective.
Analogously, the researchers theorize further that neutron flux increments, in correspondence to seismic activity, should be a result of the same reactions.
Define the points [B.sub.1] on CA and [C.sub.1] on AB analogously, using the excircles opposite B and C, respectively.
For example, central banks may cease providing stimulus to an economy that is experiencing high inflation due to exchange rate effects or commodity price cycles, even though unemployment remains high and there are large amounts of economic slack, Analogously, stabilizing may involve much larger swings in economic activity than in the past because flatter Phillips curve means central banks must effect larger changes in economic slack to obtain a given in inflation.
Analogously, Daniel and Claire Hammond recount the unease and eventual failure of the Mont Pelerin Society to accommodate religion in its program of resistance to political and economic collectivism.
Analogously to previous, roughness of physical system in the case of (7) can be modeled if instead of n [right arrow] [infinity] will be used condition n [right arrow] N, where N is quite large, but finite natural number.
Since our discovery of the antiplasmodial activity of ellipticine in 2007, we have shown through in vivo studies in Plasmodium berghei-infected mice that ellipticine is highly active in oral doses in the range 1-10 mg/kg/day, providing significant average survival rates versus controls and is in general more active than analogously structured natural and synthetic compounds (Rocha e Silva, Pohlit et al., unpublished).
Aketch blew the horn of Greater Gogrial so loud that his self inflated pride analogously reminds me of a Biblical Pharisee who stood aloft in the temple and prayed thus: " God I thank you that I'm not like other men", (Luke 18:9-11).
The leaders of the polarized camps have for years clearly aligned themselves with opposing regional powers, whose differences appear analogously irreconcilable.
"We have agreed that the contributions will be analogously distributed among [employers, employees and the government]," said Health Insurance Organisation's, Kyriacos Christofi.
The Obama Administration's fallback position is apparently that a nuclear Iran can be contained and deterred, analogously to the Cold War nuclear standoff with the Soviet Union.
The ultrasound beam is then focused analogously to a magnifying glass focusing the sun's rays to a point.