A homologous thing.
- During meiosis I, the replicated sister chromatids pair with their homologs but segregate as a single unit.
- The distribution of homologues among different taxa is seen as a consequence of their phylogenetic relationship.
- It ensures proper chromosome segregation by forming a physical link between homologs during meiosis.
Mid 19th century: from French, from Greek homologos (see homologous).
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