homophyly

homophyly

(hɒˈmɒfəlɪ)
n
(Biology) resemblance due to common ancestry
[C19: from Greek, from homo- + phylum]
homophyllic adj
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We used two homophyly items to operationalize the cultural similarity, following McCroskey, Richmond, and Daly (1975), and Lin and Germain (1998).
Mr Wacker floats from the Zeitgeist to homophyly - whatever they are.