homoosis

noun

homo·​osis
ˌhōmōˈōsə̇s,
ˌhäm-
plural -es
: development in one part of an organism of a structure normally produced in another part

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from hom- + -osis

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“Homoosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homoosis. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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