Homoeomery


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Ho`moe`om´e`ry


n.1.Same as Homœomeria.
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86) Finally, after classifying, in Chapters 10 and 11, mixed homoeomeries into different genera according as earth, water, air or fire predominates in them, in Chapter 12 (the final chapter of the Meteorologica) Aristotle announces that it is now time to discuss each homoeomery individually by reference to its form and function, though he grants that the forms and functions of homoeomerous bodies are difficult to discern in comparison with the forms and functions of the anhomoeomerous parts of living things, like hands and feet.