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homochronous

[hoh-mok-ruh-nuh s, ho-]
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  1. (of a genetic character) occurring at the same age or period in the offspring as in the parent.

Origin of homochronous

First recorded in 1875–80, homochronous is from the Greek word homóchronos of the same time. See homo-, chron-, -ous
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  • Homochronous: changes in an organism which appear in the offspring at the same age at which they did in the parent.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

    John. B. Smith