homomorphy

noun
ho·​mo·​mor·​phy | \ ˈhō-mə-ˌmȯr-fē How to pronounce homomorphy (audio) , ˈhäm-ə- How to pronounce homomorphy (audio) \
plural homomorphies

Medical Definition of homomorphy

: similarity of form with different fundamental structure specifically : superficial resemblance between organisms of different groups due to evolutionary convergence — compare homology

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“Homomorphy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/homomorphy. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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