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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Homologous(0.01010 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Homologous.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: having the same evolutionary origin but serving different
functions; “the wing of a bat and the arm of a man are
homologous” [ant: analogous, heterologous]
2: corresponding or similar in position or structure or
function or characteristics; especially derived from an
organism of the same species; “a homologous tissue graft”
[ant: heterologous, autologous]
English → English (gcide)
Homologous \Ho*mol"o*gous\, a. [Gr. ? assenting, agreeing; ? the
same + ? speech, discourse, proportion, ? to say, speak.]
Having the same relative position, proportion, value, or
(a) (Geom.) Corresponding in relative position and
In similar polygons, the corresponding sides,
angles, diagonals, etc., are homologous. --Davies &
(b) (Alg.) Having the same relative proportion or value, as
the two antecedents or the two consequents of a
(c) (Chem.) Characterized by homology; belonging to the same
type or series; corresponding in composition and
properties. See Homology, 3.
(d) (Biol.) Being of the same typical structure; having like
relations to a fundamental type to structure; as, those
bones in the hand of man and the fore foot of a horse are
homologous that correspond in their structural relations,
that is, in their relations to the type structure of the
fore limb in vertebrates.
Homologous stimulus. (Physiol.) See under Stimulus.