One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The state of having the same or similar relation, relative position, or structure.‘many proteins show homology across their whole length’‘a region of homology with another gene’
- ‘Its protein sequence shares no strong homology with any of the known proteins.’
- ‘It is expected that a greater number of genes would exhibit homology between tomato and eggplant.’
- ‘A comparison of the sequences obtained from the amplified material revealed a complete homology to modern bacterial sequences.’
- ‘The structures are so similar that homology is inferred.’
- ‘The number of members per family may differ in various species, although they exhibit significant homology.’
- ‘Many proteins show homology across their whole length or across portions of their sequence.’
- ‘Reasonable homology exists between certain structural proteins of these plants and grasses.’
- ‘Feathers also exhibit serial homology, in that the individual feathers are not distinguishable on any criterion.’
- ‘Cross-species hybridization studies using human chromosome paints as probes reveal extensive homology.’
- ‘The first set showed a homology of 96 per cent.’
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