[ huh-moj-uh-nee, hoh- ]
/ həˈmɒdʒ ə ni, hoʊ- /
correspondence in form or structure, owing to a common origin.
CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?
American English is not always as it appears to be ... get to know regional words in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
A bet is synonymous with a wager, but what does it mean in New York?
Words nearby homogeny
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
British Dictionary definitions for homogeny
/ (hɒˈmɒdʒɪnɪ) /
biology similarity in structure of individuals or parts because of common ancestry
Word Origin for homogeny
C19: from Greek homogeneia community of origin, from homogenēs of the same kind
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Medical definitions for homogeny
[ hə-mŏj′ə-nē, hō- ]
Similarity of structure between organs or parts, possibly of dissimilar function, that are related by common descent.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.