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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ho·mol·o·gous /hoˈmɑləgəs, hə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ho·mol·o·gous /hoˈmɑləgəs, hə-/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ho·mol·o·gous a.  Having the same relative position, proportion, value, or structure. Especially: (a) Geom. Corresponding in relative position and proportion.
    In similar polygons, the corresponding sides, angles, diagonals, etc., are homologous.   --Davies & Peck (Math. Dict.).
 (b) Alg. Having the same relative proportion or value, as the two antecedents or the two consequents of a proportion. (c) Chem. Characterized by homology; belonging to the same type or series; corresponding in composition and properties. See Homology, 3. (d) Biol. Being of the same typical structure; having like relations to a fundamental type to structure; as, those bones in the hand of man and the fore foot of a horse are homologous that correspond in their structural relations, that is, in their relations to the type structure of the fore limb in vertebrates.
 Homologous stimulus. Physiol. See under Stimulus.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having the same evolutionary origin but serving different
             functions; "the wing of a bat and the arm of a man are
             homologous" [ant: analogous, heterologous]
      2: corresponding or similar in position or structure or
         function or characteristics; especially derived from an
         organism of the same species; "a homologous tissue graft"
         [ant: heterologous, autologous]