Definition of Homologies

1. Noun. (plural of homology) ¹



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Definition of Homologies

1. homology [n] - See also: homology

Medical Definition of Homologies

1. Similarities in DNA or protein sequences between individuals of the same speciesor among different species. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Homologies

homoleptic
homolignane
homolignanes
homolipids
homolite
homolog
homologate
homologated
homologates
homologating
homologation
homologations
homologic
homological
homologically
homologies (current term)
homologinic
homologise
homologize
homologized
homologizer
homologizers
homologizes
homologizing
homologon
homologous
homologous antigen
homologous antiserum
homologous chromosome
homologous chromosomes

Literary usage of Homologies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1897)
"(b) Regional homologies. It is certain that a considerable number of accurate ... but such homologies cannot at present be claimed for all the cells of the ..."

2. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1891)
"One writer, indeed, in this country—the late Professor Rolleston—in his well-known observations upon the serial homologies of the muscles in connection with ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1869)
"... more clearly the homologies of their several portions. In order to present a more complete series of relationships between these bones and the ordinary ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1862)
"The following communication was read :— " On the homologies of the Eye and of ... The homologies of these parts are then considered, and traced through the ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"THE homologies OF THE ... In a study of this group, extending over many years, I have been led to a view of the homologies between these plants and the ..."

6. The Cambridge Colloquium 1916 by Griffith Conrad Evans, Oswald Veblen (1918)
"All the relations stated above by means of the matrices H& can also be expressed in terms of congruences and homologies. For if we let ay* (j = 1, 2, ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1871)
"ON THE homologies OF SOME OF THE CRANIAL BONES OF THE REPTILIA, AND ON THE SYSTEMATIC ARRANGEMENT OF ... homologies and Composition of the Cranial Arches. ..."

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