homologous

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  • Two such events would have produced four homologous genes, one of which must have been lost.
  • Several studies have described homologous regions in several species, including humans.
  • Such a series is called the homologous series, while its members are called homologs.
  • There are a variety of different types, probably not homologous, and serving various functions.
  • There are no homologous bones in any other animal, making their presence a mystery.
  • There are also several regions of complete identity between the three homologous proteins.
  • This center is homologous to others existing in the rest of the country's provinces.
  • It is not clear that other structures so named are homologous.
  • The historical species tree may also differ from the historical tree of an individual homologous gene shared by those species.
  • Such a state is usually achieved at high homologous temperature.
  • It is not a material that can be worked -such as a drawing that is homologous to a painting.
  • There are a number of other homologous structures shared between male and female reproductive systems.
  • Proteins of similar sequence are usually homologous and thus have a similar function.
  • This means that homologous aspects of the Faculty of Language exist in non-human animals.
  • Other current studies focus on specific proteins involved in homologous recombination as well.
  • This is sometimes achieved through the use of model systems that are homologous to various aspects of human biology.
  • Each sexual organ in one sex has a homologous counterpart in the other one.
  • The fact that brain structures are homologous is no evidence either for or against multiple realizability.
  • This evolutionary connection could be important in modern medicine because these fish have homologous brain structures to humans.
  • Homologous chromosomes might or might not be the same as each other because they derive from different parents.
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Words starting with homologous

Meaning of homologous

  • adjective Having the same evolutionary origin but not necessarily the same function
    the wing of a bat and the arm of a man are homologous
  • adjective Corresponding or similar in position or structure or function or characteristics; especially derived from an organism of the same species
    a homologous tissue graft