Homology
Homology or homolog (from ancient Greek homos "equal", and logos "word, meaning") stands for:
- Homolog (linguistics) , homologous term, linguistic expression that, through its shape, is an example of its meaning
- Homology (biology) , evolutionary coincidences of characteristics of different systematic taxa
- Homology (genetics) , genes with a common origin
- Homology (human sciences) , characteristics of related phenomena with a common root
- Homology (mathematics) , sequence of mathematical groups that are assigned to another mathematical object
- homologous insemination , artificial insemination with sperm from the spouse or partner in a stable partnership
- homologous series , similarity of chemical substances, which can be represented collectively using a general molecular formula
- homologous recombination (HR), occurring in all organisms with homologous double-stranded DNA segments
- homological algebra , branch of mathematics, developed from algebraic topology
See also:
- List of all Wikipedia articles whose title contains homolog
- Analogy (definition of terms: "correspondence, correspondence")
Wiktionary: Homology - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations
Wiktionary: homolog - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations