analogous

Of genes or gene products, performing a similar role in different organisms. cf. homologous.

Analogous

• (a.) Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; -- often followed by to.
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analogous

(ә-nal´ә-gәs) resembling or similar in some respects, as in function or appearance, but not in origin or development.
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analogous

(Gr. analogos according to a due ratio, conformable, proportionate) resembling or similar in some respects, as in function or appearance, but not in origin or development; cf. homologous.
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analogous

correspondent adjective similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar; `brains and computers are often considered analogous`; `salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar`
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Analogous

A·nal'o·gous adjective [ Latin analogous , Greek ... according to a due ratio, proportionate; ... + ... ratio, proportion. See Logic .] Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; -- often followed by to . « Analogous tend...
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analogous

According to a due ratio, conformable, proportionate, resembling or similar in some respects, as in function or appearance, but not in origin or development. ... Compare: homologous. ... Origin: Gr. Analogos ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Analogous

Analogous: In anatomy, similar in appearance or function but otherwise different. Two structures may be analogous if they serve the same purpose but differ evolutionary in origin as, for example, human and insect legs. As compared to homologous.
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analogous

Biological structures that have a similar function but a different evolutionary origin, such as the eye of an octopus and the eye of a whale.
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analogous

Greek ana = up, apart, towards, and logos = word. A part with similar function through different morphology e.g., fish gills and mammalian lungs (c.f. homologous).
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analogous

In biology, term describing a structure that has a similar function to a structure in another organism, but not a similar evolutionary path. For example, the wings of bees and of birds have the same purpose – to give powered flight – but have different origins. In contrast, homologous structures such as the dolphin flipper and the digging...
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Analogous

Related in function or use, but not in origin
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analogous

similar or equivalent in some respects
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analogous

similar or equivalent in some respects
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analogous

similar or equivalent in some respects
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Analogous

Three to six adjacent colors on the color wheel.
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analogous

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-nal′ō-gŭs Definitions: 1. Possessing a functional resemblance, but having a different origin or structure.
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analogous

[adj] - similar or correspondent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar 2. [adj] - (biology) corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin
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