noun, plural ho·mol·o·gies.
- a fundamental similarity based on common descent.
- a structural similarity of two segments of one animal based on a common developmental origin.
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Homologies more perfect than those connecting man with the great group of monkeys could not exist.The Arena|Various
Homologies of parts are best determinable, ceteris paribus, in the most nearly related forms.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
Homologies are not given since these are reviewed by Hudson.Myology and Serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae|William B. Stallcup