homoplasy

[huh-mop-luh-see, hoh-muh-plas-ee, -pley-see, hom-uh-]

Origin of homoplasy

First recorded in 1865–70; homo- + -plasy
Related formsho·mo·plas·tic [hoh-muh-plas-tik, hom-uh-] /ˌhoʊ məˈplæs tɪk, ˌhɒm ə-/, adjective
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