Homoeomerous


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Ho`moe`om´er`ous


a.1.(Anat.) Having the main artery of the leg parallel with the sciatic nerve; - said of certain birds.
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In order to allow for infinite divisibility, Anaxagoras makes the opposites homoeomerous, or composed of parts like the whole (for example, hot is composed of portions of hot).
74)) In the closing lines of Book III, (75) Aristotle gives a brief and very general account of how mixed homoeomerous bodies are generated in the earth, and then proposes to discuss such bodies and their generation next in more detail.
As Aristotle sees it, there can never be a homoeomerous blending of contraries to produce a true mixture.