Homoplastic



[huh-mop-luh-see, hoh-muh-plas-ee, -pley-see, hom-uh-] /həˈmɒp lə si, ˈhoʊ məˌplæs i, -ˌpleɪ si, ˈhɒm ə-/

noun, Biology.
1.
correspondence in form or structure, owing to a similar environment.
/ˌhəʊməʊˈplæstɪk; ˌhɒm-/
adjective
1.
(of a tissue graft) derived from an individual of the same species as the recipient
2.
another word for analogous (sense 2)

homoplastic ho·mo·plas·tic (hō’mə-plās’tĭk, hŏm’ə-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or derived from another individual of the same species, as of a tissue graft.

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  • Homoplasy

    [huh-mop-luh-see, hoh-muh-plas-ee, -pley-see, hom-uh-] /həˈmɒp lə si, ˈhoʊ məˌplæs i, -ˌpleɪ si, ˈhɒm ə-/ noun, Biology. 1. correspondence in form or structure, owing to a similar environment.

  • Homoploid

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