Homogeny



[huh-moj-uh-nee, hoh-] /həˈmɒdʒ ə ni, hoʊ-/

noun, Biology.
1.
correspondence in form or structure, owing to a common origin.
/hɒˈmɒdʒɪnɪ/
noun
1.
(biology) similarity in structure of individuals or parts because of common ancestry
n.

1620s, “uniformity of nature;” by 1856 in biological sense, from Greek homogeneia “community of origin,” from homogene “of the same race or kind” (see homogeneous).

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

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