homogeny

homogeny

[huh-moj-uh-nee, hoh-]
noun Biology.
correspondence in form or structure, owing to a common origin.

Origin:
1620–30; < Greek homogéneia community of origin. See homo-, -geny

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homogeny (hɒˈmɒdʒɪnɪ)
 
n
biology similarity in structure of individuals or parts because of common ancestry
 
[C19: from Greek homogeneia community of origin, from homogenēs of the same kind]

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homogeny ho·mog·e·ny (hə-mŏj'ə-nē, hō-)
n.
Similarity of structure between organs or parts, possibly of dissimilar function, that are related by common descent.

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