homology
Noun

homology

  1. A homologous relationship.
  2. (topology) A theory associating a system of groups to each topological space.
  3. (algebra) A certain system of groups associated to a chain complex.
  4. (chemistry) The relationship between the elements in the same group of the periodic table, or between organic compounds in a homologous series.
  5. (evolutionary theory) A correspondence of structures in two life forms with a common evolutionary origin, such as flippers and hands.
  6. (genetics) The presence of the same series of bases in related genes.
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