two chromosomes, one of paternal origin, the other of maternal origin, that are identical in appearance and pair during meiosis
homologous chromosomes [(huh-mol-uh-guhs)]
A pair of matching chromosomes in an organism, with one being inherited from each parent.
- Homologous graft
homologous graft n. See allograft.
- Homologous stimulus
homologous stimulus n. A stimulus acting only upon nerve terminations in a special sense organ.
- Homologous tumor
homologous tumor n. A tumor composed of tissue of the same sort as that from which it develops.
[hom-uh-luh-graf-ik] /ˌhɒm ə ləˈgræf ɪk/ adjective 1. representing parts with like proportions. /həʊˌmɒləˈɡræfɪk/ adjective 1. (cartography) another term for equal-area