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 (hō′mə-plăs′tĭk, hŏm′ə-)
1. Of, relating to, or exhibiting homoplasy.
2. Of, relating to, or derived from a different individual of the same species: a homoplastic graft.

ho′mo·plas′ti·cal·ly adv.
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(ˌhəʊməʊˈplæstɪk; ˌhɒm-)
1. (Biology) (of a tissue graft) derived from an individual of the same species as the recipient
2. (Biology) another word for analogous2
ˌhomoˈplastically adv
ˈhomoˌplasty n
homoplasy, homoplasmy n
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