homolog

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French homologue, From Ancient Greek ὁμόλογος (homologos, agreeing, of one mind), equivalent to homo +‎ -log

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homolog (plural homologs)

  1. Something homologous; a homologous organ or part, chemical compound or a chromosome.
    • 2008, Chan-seok Jeong, Minho Lee, Dongsup Kim, Ratko Magjarevic editor, World Congress of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2006, Volume 1[1], Biomedical Engineering, ISBN 9783540368397, page 171:
      Detecting remote homolog by protein similarity network.
  2. (linguistics) A word shared by two languages or dialects.
  3. (genetics) One of a group of similar DNA sequences that share a common ancestry.
  4. (organic chemistry) A member of a homologous series

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homolog (not comparable)

  1. homologous (all senses)

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