homologize

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

Definition of homologize

homologized; homologizing
transitive verb
1 : to make homologous
2 : to demonstrate the homology of

homologizer

noun

First Known Use of homologize

1811


Medical Dictionary

homologize

transitive verb ho·mol·o·gize
variants: also British homologise play \hō-ˈmäl-ə-ˌjīz, hə-\

medical Definition of homologize

homologized also British homologised; homologizing also British homologising
1 : to make homologous
2 : to demonstrate the homology of

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