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[ hoh-mawr-gan-ik, hom-awr- ]
/ ˌhoʊ mɔrˈgæn ɪk, ˌhɒm ɔr- /

adjective Phonetics.

(of two or more speech sounds) having the same place of articulation, as p, b, and m, which are all bilabial.

Nearby words

homoploid, homopolar, homopolymer, homopteran, homopterous, homorganic, homoromantic, homoscedastic, homoserine, homosexual, homosexuality

Origin of homorganic

First recorded in 1850–55; hom(o)- + organic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for homorganic


/ (ˌhəʊmɔːˈɡænɪk, ˌhɒm-) /


phonetics (of a consonant) articulated at the same point in the vocal tract as a consonant in a different class. Thus (ŋ) is the homorganic nasal of k
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Medicine definitions for homorganic


[ hŏm′ôr-gănĭk, hō′môr- ]


Produced by the same organ.
Produced by homologous organs.
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