homologous

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either of the two posterior vestibular glands that secrete a lubricating mucus; homologous to Cowper's gland in the male Bartholin's gland
either of two glands that discharge a component of seminal fluid into the urethra; homologous to Bartholin's gland in the female bulbourethral gland , Cowper's gland
female sexual organ homologous to the penis button , clit , clitoris
interchange of sections between pairing homologous chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis crossing over , crossover
front limb (or homologous structure in other animals such as a flipper or wing) forelimb
posterior leg or homologous structure in other animals hind limb
each member of a pair of homologous chromosomes separates independently of the members of other pairs so the results are random law of independent assortment
members of a pair of homologous chromosomes separate during the formation of gametes and are distributed to different gametes so that every gamete receives only one member of the pair law of segregation
meiosis in which there is a failure of paired homologous chromosomes to separate; results in an abnormal number of chromosomes in the daughter cells nondisjunction
side by side pairing of homologous maternal and paternal chromosomes at the start of meiosis synapsis
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