|1.||[ adjective ] (biology) having the same evolutionary origin but serving different functions|
"the wing of a bat and the arm of a man are homologous"
|Related terms:||analogous heterologous biology homologic|
|2.||[ adjective ] corresponding or similar in position or structure or function or characteristics; especially derived from an organism of the same species|
"a homologous tissue graft"
|Related terms:||autologous heterologous|