Definition of Homolog

1. Noun. Something homologous; a homologous organ or part, chemical compound or a chromosome. ¹



2. Noun. (linguistics) A word shared by two languages or dialects. ¹

3. Noun. (genetics) One of a group of similar DNA sequences that share a common ancestry. ¹

4. Noun. (organic chemistry) A member of a homologous series ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homolog

1. something that exhibits homology [n -S]

Medical Definition of Homolog

1. Homologue A member of a homologous pair or series. Origin: homo-+ G. Logos, word, ratio, relation (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homolog

homojunction
homokaryon
homokaryotic
homokeratoplasty
homokinetic
homolactic
homolactic fermentation
homolateral
homolaterally
homolecithal egg
homoleptic
homolignane
homolignanes
homolipids
homolite
homolog (current term)
homologate
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homological
homologically
homologies
homologinic
homologise
homologize
homologized

Literary usage of Homolog

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... wisely refuses to homolog LZC it absolutely with that fissure, and proposes the .... homolog ..."

2. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"In both sectored lines, meiotic recombination of the sectoring Ac to the opposite homolog caused the phenotype to switch between the green/yellow and the ..."

3. Lehrbuch Der Allgemeinen Chemie by Wilhelm Ostwald (1903)
"... As, Sb. Neben den vom Autor als „homolog" betrachteten Linien kommen indessen zahlreiche vor, denen keine anderen korrespondieren, wie denn t;ce gewisse ..."

4. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"Reproduction in which a parent gives rise to offspring that pass through the same cycle of changes as itself. homolog, homologue (ho'-mo-log) ..."

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