Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

homologize

play
verb ho·mol·o·gize \hō-ˈmä-lə-ˌjīz, hə-\

Definition of homologize

ho·mol·o·gizedho·mol·o·giz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make homologous

  3. 2 :  to demonstrate the homology of

ho·mol·o·giz·er noun


1811

First Known Use of homologize

1811


Medical Dictionary

homologize

transitive verb ho·mol·o·gize

Medical Definition of homologize

ho·mol·o·gized also British ho·mol·o·gisedho·mol·o·giz·ing also British ho·mol·o·gis·ing

  1. 1:  to make homologous

  2. 2:  to demonstrate the homology of



Variants of homologize

also British ho·mol·o·gise \hō-ˈmäl-ə-ˌjīz, hə-\play

Learn More about homologize

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "homologize"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up homologize? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 7, 2016

a slight offense

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

kittly-benders spindrift pince-nez duvet
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ