Something that is homologous, as an organ, body part, or gene.
Origin of homologFrench homologue, from Greek homologon, neuter of homologos, agreeing; see homologous.
- Something homologous; a homologous organ or part, chemical compound or a chromosome.
- (linguistics) A word shared by two languages or dialects.
- (genetics) One of a group of similar DNA sequences that share a common ancestry.
- (organic chemistry) A member of a homologous series