Definition of homology in English:

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Pronunciation: /hōˈmäləjē/
Pronunciation: /həˈmäləjē/


chiefly Biology & Chemistry
The state of having the same or similar relation, relative position, or structure: many proteins show homology across their whole length a region of homology with another gene
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  • The number of members per family may differ in various species, although they exhibit significant homology.
  • It is expected that a greater number of genes would exhibit homology between tomato and eggplant.
  • Feathers also exhibit serial homology, in that the individual feathers are not distinguishable on any criterion.

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Syllabification: ho·mol·o·gy

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