adj \hō-ˈmäl-ə-gəs, hə-\

Definition of HOMOLOGOUS

a : having the same relative position, value, or structure: as (1) : exhibiting biological homology (2) : having the same or allelic genes with genetic loci usually arranged in the same order <homologous chromosomes> b : belonging to or consisting of a chemical series whose members exhibit homology
a : derived from or involving organisms of the same species <homologous tissue grafts>—compare autologous, heterologous 1 b : relating to or being immunity or a serum produced by or containing a specific antibody corresponding to a specific antigen
ho·mol·o·gous·ly \-lē\ adverb

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