[ hoh-mok-ruh-nuhs, ho- ]
/ hoʊˈmɒk rə nəs, hɒ- /
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(of a genetic character) occurring at the same age or period in the offspring as in the parent.
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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