homoplastic

adjective
ho·​mo·​plas·​tic | \ ˌhō-mə-ˈpla-stik How to pronounce homoplastic (audio) , ˌhä- \

Definition of homoplastic

1 : of or relating to homoplasy homoplastic traits
2 : of, relating to, or derived from another individual of the same species homoplastic grafts

First Known Use of homoplastic

1868, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Homoplastic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homoplastic. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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homoplastic

adjective
ho·​mo·​plas·​tic | \ ˌhō-mə-ˈplas-tik How to pronounce homoplastic (audio) , ˌhäm-ə- How to pronounce homoplastic (audio) \

Medical Definition of homoplastic

1 : of or relating to homoplasy
2 : of, relating to, or derived from another individual of the same species homoplastic grafts

Other Words from homoplastic

homoplastically \ -​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce homoplastically (audio) \ adverb
homoplasty \ ˈhō-​mə-​ˌplas-​tē How to pronounce homoplasty (audio) , ˈhäm-​ə-​ How to pronounce homoplasty (audio) \ noun, plural homoplasties

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