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[hoh-mawr-gan-ik, hom-awr-]
adjective Phonetics.
  1. (of two or more speech sounds) having the same place of articulation, as p, b, and m, which are all bilabial.
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Origin of homorganic

First recorded in 1850–55; hom(o)- + organic
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British Dictionary definitions for homorganic


  1. 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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homorganic in Medicine


(hŏm′ôr-gănĭk, hō′môr-)
  1. Produced by the same organ.
  2. Produced by homologous organs.
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