Definition of homologize in English:

homologize

Line breaks: hom¦olo|gize
Pronunciation: /hɒˈmɒlədʒʌɪz
 
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(also homologise)

verb

[with object] formal
  • Make or show to have the same relation, relative position, or structure: the shifting points of view that homologize disparate experiences as versions of the same event
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    • 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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