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[hoh-mawr-gan-ik, hom-awr-]
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adjective Phonetics.
  1. (of two or more speech sounds) having the same place of articulation, as p, b, and m, which are all bilabial.

Origin of homorganic

First recorded in 1850–55; hom(o)- + organic
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British Dictionary definitions for homorganic


  1. phonetics (of a consonant) articulated at the same point in the vocal tract as a consonant in a different class. Thus (ŋ) is the homorganic nasal of k
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homorganic in Medicine


(hŏm′ôr-gănĭk, hō′môr-)
  1. Produced by the same organ.
  2. Produced by homologous organs.
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