Definition of Homological

1. Adjective. Similar in evolutionary origin but not in function.

Exact synonyms: Homologic
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Similar to: Homologous
Derivative terms: Homology, Homology



Definition of Homological

1. a. Pertaining to homology; having a structural affinity proceeding from, or base upon, that kind of relation termed homology.

Definition of Homological

1. Adjective. (biology) Having a similar evolutionary origin; homologous. ¹

2. Adjective. (mathematics) Having to do with homology. ¹

3. Adjective. (grammar) Of an adjective, describing itself. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homological

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Homological

1. Pertaining to homology; having a structural affinity proceeding from, or base upon, that kind of relation termed homology. Homolog"ically. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homological

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Literary usage of Homological

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1. Mathematical Questions and Solutions, from "The Educational Times", with edited by Constance I Marks (1886)
"We propose to ascertain all the curves that are homological of their reciprocal polar with respect to a given conic K, the corresponding points being the ..."

2. Elements of Projective Geometry by Luigi Cremona (1885)
"homological FIGURES IN SPACE ... the plane OAB is drawn, and we then proceed in this plane as if we had to construct two homological figures, ..."

3. An Elementary Treatise on Pure Geometry with Numerous Examples by John Wellesley Russell (1905)
"Two triangles ABC, A'B'C' are said to be homological (or in perspective) when AA', BB', CC' meet in a point (called the centre of homology or centre of ..."

4. The Human Mind: A Treatise in Mental Philosophy by Edward John Hamilton (1883)
"It may be asked, "Can homological inference be based on ontological necessity when it produces belief in things that are not ontologically necessary, as, ..."

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