homogeny

noun ho·mog·e·ny \hōˈmäjənē, həˈ-, häˈ-\

Definition of homogeny

plural

-es

  1. :  correspondence between parts or organs due to descent from the same ancestral type :  homology —opposed to homoplasy

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Origin and Etymology of homogeny

Greek homogeneia, from homogenēs of the same kind + -ia -y — more at homogeneous


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