AskDefine | Define homolog

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Alternative spellings


  • italbrac RP /ˈhɒməlɒg/
  • italbrac US /ˈhɑːməlɑːg/|/ˈhoʊməlɑːg/


  1. A word shared by two languages or dialects.
  2. one of a group of similar DNA sequences that share a common ancestry.
  3. Something homologous; a homologous organ or part, chemical compound or a chromosome.

Extensive Definition

Homology may refer to:
Homologous may refer to:
homolog in German: Homologie
homolog in Modern Greek (1453-): Ομολογία
homolog in French: Homologie
homolog in Hebrew: הומולוגיה
homolog in Dutch: Homologie
homolog in Japanese: 相同性
homolog in Norwegian: Homologi
homolog in Portuguese: Homologia
homolog in Russian: Гомология (значения)
homolog in Serbian: Хомологија (вишезначна одредница)
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