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homogeny

[ huh-moj-uh-nee, hoh- ]
/ həˈmɒdʒ ə ni, hoʊ- /
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noun Biology.
correspondence in form or structure, owing to a common origin.
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Origin of homogeny

First recorded in 1620–30, homogeny is from the Greek word homogéneia community of origin. See homo-, -geny
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British Dictionary definitions for homogeny

homogeny
/ (hɒˈmɒdʒɪnɪ) /

noun
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
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