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Make or show to have the same relation, relative position, or structure:‘the shifting points of view that homologize disparate experiences as versions of the same event’
- ‘Studies of birds and bats have homologized the two major phases of the wingbeat and stride cycles.’
- ‘Still others have homologized the flight stroke with a predatory strike used for prey capture or an aquatic swimming motion.’
- ‘Unable to homologize the head structures he found with those of other fishes, he gave each its own new name - in Greek.’
- ‘Within our current understanding of sponge structure, few authors would homologize the choanocyte epithelium of sponges with the lining of the gut in other animals.’
- ‘This, in turn was surrounded by several whorls of bracts that many homologize with petals and sepals in flowering plants.’
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