congeneric

[kon-juh-ner-ik]
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adjective
  1. Also con·gen·er·ous [kuh n-jen-er-uh s] /kənˈdʒɛn ər əs/. of the same kind or genus.
  2. offering a group of closely related services: a congeneric investment company.
noun
  1. congener(def 3).
  2. a congeneric company, service, or the like.

Origin of congeneric

1825–35; congener + -ic; see generic
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congeneric

congenerous (kɒnˈdʒɛnərəs)

adjective
  1. belonging to the same group, esp (of animals or plants) belonging to the same genus
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