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Medical Dictionary


noun an·a·logue

Medical Definition of ANALOGUE

:  something that is analogous or similar to something else
:  an organ similar in function to an organ of another animal or plant but different in structure and origin
usually analog :  a chemical compound that is structurally similar to another but differs slightly in composition (as in the replacement of one atom by an atom of a different element or in the presence of a particular functional group)

Variants of ANALOGUE

an·a·logue or an·a·log \ˈan-əl-ˌg, -ˌäg\
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