/ (ˌhəʊməʊˈplæstɪk, ˌhɒm-) /
(of a tissue graft) derived from an individual of the same species as the recipient
another word for analogous (def. 2)
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Derived forms of homoplastichomoplastically, adverbhomoplasty, nounhomoplasy (ˈhəʊməʊˌpleɪsɪ, ˈhɒm-), noun
Words nearby homoplastic
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Example sentences from the Web for homoplastic
Homoplastic: implies that organs, similar in situation and purpose, are not structurally the same, or have not the same origin.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Medical definitions for homoplastic
[ hō′mə-plăs′tĭk, hŏm′ə- ]
Of, relating to, or derived from another individual of the same species, as of a tissue graft.
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