homology n : the quality of being similar or corresponding in position or value or structure or function
- A homologous relationship
- A correspondence of structures in two life forms with a common evolutionary origin, such as flippers and hands.
- The relationship between the elements in the same group of the periodic table, or between organic compounds in a homologous series
- A theory associating a system of quotient groups to each topological space
- A system of quotient groups associated to a topological space
- The presence of the same series of bases in related genes
Homology may refer to:
- Homology (anthropology), analogy between human beliefs, practices or artifacts due to genetic or historical connections.
- Homology (biology): similar structures due to shared ancestry.
- Homology (chemistry): a compound of a series differing only by repeated units
- Homology (mathematics), a procedure to associate a sequence of abelian groups or modules with a given mathematical object.
- Homology (sociology), a structural 'resonance' between the different elements making up a socio-cultural whole.
- Homology modeling, a method of protein structure prediction
Homologous may refer to:
homology in German: Homologie
homology in Modern Greek (1453-): Ομολογία
homology in French: Homologie
homology in Hebrew: הומולוגיה
homology in Dutch: Homologie
homology in Japanese: 相同性
homology in Norwegian: Homologi
homology in Portuguese: Homologia
homology in Russian: Гомология (значения)
homology in Serbian: Хомологија (вишезначна одредница)
accord, addition, adjunct, affairs, affiliation, affinity, alliance, approximation, assemblage, association, bond, closeness, combination, connectedness, connection, contiguity, contrariety, dealings, deduction, disjunction, filiation, intercourse, intimacy, junction, liaison, link, linkage, linking, mutual attraction, nearness, propinquity, proximity, rapport, relatedness, relation, relations, relationship, similarity, sympathy, tie, tie-in, union