ho·​mo·​mor·​phy ˈhō-mə-ˌmȯr-fē How to pronounce homomorphy (audio) ˈhäm-ə- How to pronounce homomorphy (audio)
plural homomorphies
: 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 9 Dec. 2023.

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