homogeny


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ho·mog·e·ny

 (hə-mŏj′ə-nē, hō-)
n. pl. ho·mog·e·nies
Similarity of structure between organs or parts, possibly of dissimilar function, that are related by common descent.

[Greek homogeneia, community of origin, from homogenēs, of the same race, family, kind; see homogeneous.]

homogeny

(hɒˈmɒdʒɪnɪ)
n
(Biology) biology similarity in structure of individuals or parts because of common ancestry
[C19: from Greek homogeneia community of origin, from homogenēs of the same kind]
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Noun1.homogeny - (biology) similarity because of common evolution
similarity - the quality of being similar
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
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