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Oxford dictionary definition of the word homologous:
having the same relation, relative position, or structure.
Biology (of organs) similar in position, structure, and evolutionary origin but not necessarily in function:
a seal’s flipper is homologous with the human arm
Often contrasted with analogous.
Biology (of chromosomes) pairing at meiosis and having the same structural features and pattern of genes.
Chemistry (of a series of chemical compounds) having the same functional group but differing in composition by a fixed group of atoms.
mid 17th century: via medieval Latin from Greek homologos ‘agreeing, consistent’, from homos ‘same’ + logos ‘ratio, proportion’