homoplastic

homoplasy

[huh-mop-luh-see, hoh-muh-plas-ee, -pley-see, hom-uh-]
noun Biology.
correspondence in form or structure, owing to a similar environment.

Origin:
1865–70; homo- + -plasy

homoplastic [hoh-muh-plas-tik, hom-uh-] , adjective
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homoplastic (ˌhəʊməʊˈplæstɪk, ˌhɒm-)
 
adj
1.  (of a tissue graft) derived from an individual of the same species as the recipient
2.  another word for analogous
 
homo'plastically
 
adv
 
'homoplasty
 
n
 
homoplasy
 
n

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homoplastic ho·mo·plas·tic (hō'mə-plās'tĭk, hŏm'ə-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or derived from another individual of the same species, as of a tissue graft.

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