Definition of homologize in English:

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Pronunciation: /hōˈmäləjīz/
Pronunciation: /həˈmäləˌjīz/


[with object] formal
Make or show to have the same relation, relative position, or structure.
Example sentences
  • Unable to homologize the head structures he found with those of other fishes, he gave each its own new name - in Greek.
  • Within our current understanding of sponge structure, few authors would homologize the choanocyte epithelium of sponges with the lining of the gut in other animals.
  • Still others have homologized the flight stroke with a predatory strike used for prey capture or an aquatic swimming motion.

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Syllabification: ho·mol·o·gize

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