homologue

homologue

[hoh-muh-lawg, -log, hom-uh-]
noun
1.
something homologous.
2.
Chemistry. any member of a homologous series of organic compounds: Ethane is a homologue of the alkane series.
Also, homolog.


Origin:
1840–50; < French < Greek homólogon, neuter of homólogos homologous

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homologue or sometimes (US) homolog (ˈhɒməˌlɒɡ)
 
n
1.  biology a homologous part or organ
2.  chem any homologous compound
 
homolog or sometimes (US) homolog
 
n

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homologue ho·mo·logue or hom·o·log (hŏm'ə-lôg', hō'mə-)
n.
Something homologous, as an organ or part.

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homologue or homolog   (hŏm'ə-lôg', hō'mə-)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. A homologous organ or part.

  2. A homologous chromosome.

  3. A homologous chemical compound. Compare analog.


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