[ 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.

Origin of homorganic

First recorded in 1850–55; hom(o)- + organic
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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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