homoeomerous


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homoeomerous

[¦hō·mē¦äm·ə·rəs]
(botany)
Having algae distributed uniformly throughout the thallus of a lichen.
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77) And in its concern to discuss the formation of mixed homoeomerous bodies generally under the influence of heat and cold, Meteorologica IV can be interpreted as a study preliminary to Aristotle's works on living things.
Active powers are mentioned, but not discussed, apparently on the grounds that it is on the basis of their passive potentialities that homoeomerous substances are differentiated.
If, then, the final book of the Meteorologica presents the discussion promised at the end of Book III, it nevertheless devotes itself to more than just the homoeomerous bodies generated within the earth.