Homonomy


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Ho`mon´o`my


n.1.(Biol.) The homology of parts arranged on transverse axes.
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homonomy, or rule by an other who is like" (125); and that the "lens of contemporary heterosexuality and the notions of 'family drama' from which it stems have occluded our view of Shakespeare's least gender exclusive rejoinder [in The Winter's Tale] to what he seems to have seen as a deterministic biologism" (219).
Concerning the distinction between homology and homonomy, see below.
However, strictly speaking, homonomy at the chromosomal level is an homology at the level of syngamy, as paralogy is homology at the level of duplication of the ancestral gene (or sequence) (Nelson, 1994).