Definition of Homologues

1. Noun. (plural of homologue) ¹

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Definition of Homologues

1. homologue [n] - See also: homologue

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homologues

homologous desensitization
homologous graft
homologous pair
homologous pairs
homologous proteins
homologous recombination
homologous series
homologous serotype
homologous serum jaundice
homologous stimulus
homologous tumour
homologues (current term)
homology of strands
homology sphere
homology spheres
homolosine projection

Literary usage of Homologues

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1. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1880)
"By continuing the action of chlorine in presence of iodine on the homologues of benzene the whole of the hydrogen may be displaced, ..."

2. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik. Holleman (1920)
"The light oil contains benzene and its homologues, which can be separated by ... Only a limited number of the homologues of benzene are present in the light ..."

3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Aromatic amines (benzylamine and its -homologues) closely resemble the ... The aromatic amino- compounds (aniline and its homologues) are less basic than ..."

4. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1908)
"Similar to the action of ethyl oxalate on acetanilide and its homologues (Trans. Chem. Soc. 1906, LXXXIX. 1236, 1847) is the behaviour of ..."

5. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1870)
"Homoplastic homologues, ie parts closely similar as to relative position, but with no genetic affinity, or only a remote one, eg the ventricles of a bat and ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1889)
"The object is to ascertain some ready and practical method for the determination of the isomers and homologues of salicylic acid, as present in this article ..."

7. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"homologues of benzene may be defined as derivatives of benzene containing alkyl radicals in place of hydrogen, such substituting radicals being known ..."

8. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1892)
"The homologues of piperidine are called by Ladenburg ... C6H4(H8)NN(Hg)C6H4 homologues of Pyridine. The homologues of ..."

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