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[hoh-muh-lawg, -log, hom-uh-] /ˈhoʊ məˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg, ˈhɒm ə-/

[hoh-muh-lawg, -log, hom-uh-] /ˈhoʊ məˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg, ˈhɒm ə-/
something homologous.
Chemistry. any member of a homologous series of organic compounds:
Ethane is a homologue of the alkane series.
(biology) a homologous part or organ
(chem) any homologous compound

homologue ho·mo·logue or hom·o·log (hŏm’ə-lôg’, hō’mə-)
Something homologous, as an organ or part.
homologue or homolog
(hŏm’ə-lôg’, hō’mə-)


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