Definition of Homologize

1. Verb. Be homologous. "A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs"

Generic synonyms: Agree, Check, Correspond, Fit, Gibe, Jibe, Match, Tally
Derivative terms: Homology



2. Verb. Make homologous.
Exact synonyms: Homologise
Generic synonyms: Equal, Equalise, Equalize, Equate, Match
Derivative terms: Homology

Definition of Homologize

1. v. t. To determine the homologies or structural relations of.

Definition of Homologize

1. Verb. (transitive) To make something homologous ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To become homologous ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homologize

1. [v -GIZED, -GIZING, -GIZES]

Medical Definition of Homologize

1. To determine the homologies or structural relations of. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homologize

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homologize (current term)
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homologous graft
homologous pair

Literary usage of Homologize

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1889)
"... of animals must be included in the same great group with the vertebrates, the temptation to homologize this eye with the pineal eye is very strong. ..."

2. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1916)
"and of the shell-covered flippers of tortoises. \ few authors have even endeavored to homologize the paired appendages of ..."

3. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1907)
"This arrangement is so peculiar, that attempts to homologize the veins with those of other Diptera have proved very unsatisfactory. ..."

4. Essays Upon Heredity and Kindred Biological Problems by August Weismann (1892)
"... this comparison is certainly striking, but it is incorrect to push it so far as the attempt to homologize the separate phases' and to explain them as ..."

5. Materials for the study of variation treated with especial regard to by William Bateson (1894)
"In seeking to homologize a series of parts in one form with a series of parts in another, cases often occur in which the whole series of the one is ..."

6. Regeneration by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1901)
"A comparison of the germ-layers in different forms very soon led to an attempt to " homologize " the layers in different animals. ..."

7. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1876)
"... or Nauplius form of larva homologize with the eyes and two pairs of antennas, ... existing in the Nauplii of Cirripedes, homologize with the peduncular ..."

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