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Definitions of homologous:
  • adjective:   corresponding or similar in position or structure or function or characteristics; especially derived from an organism of the same species
    Example: "A homologous tissue graft"
  • adjective:   having the same evolutionary origin but serving different functions
    Example: "The wing of a bat and the arm of a man are homologous"

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