Homogenetic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Homogenetic (Biol) Homogenous; -- applied to that class of homologies which arise from similarity of structure, and which are taken as evidences of common ancestry.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • homogenetic Of, pertaining to, or characterized by homogenesis; passing through the same cycle of existence as the parent.
    • homogenetic Having a common origin; derived from the same structure, however variously modified, as organs or parts of any two or more animals: synonymous with homologous in its biological sense, and distinguished from homoplastic.
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Usage

In literature:

The term "analogy" was to be retained for cases of functional resemblance, whether homogenetic or not.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
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