transitive verb (-gized; -gizing) Date: 1811 1. to make homologous 2. to demonstrate the homology of • homologizer noun

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  • Homologize — Ho*mol o*gize, v. t. (Biol.) To determine the homologies or structural relations of. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homologize — index coordinate, correspond (be equivalent) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • homologize — 1733, to be homologous; 1811, to make homologous; see HOMOLOGOUS (Cf. homologous) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Homologized; homologizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • homologize — (Amer.) v. make analogous; be analogous, be similar in function (also homologise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • homologize — [hō mäl′ə jīz΄, həmäl′ə jīz΄] vt. homologized, homologizing 1. to make homologous 2. to demonstrate homology in vi. to be homologous …   English World dictionary

  • homologize — homologous ► ADJECTIVE 1) having the same relation, relative position, or structure. 2) Biology (of organs) similar in position, structure, and evolutionary origin. DERIVATIVES homologize (also homologise) verb homology noun. ORIGIN Greek… …   English terms dictionary

  • homologize — homologizer, n. /heuh mol euh juyz , hoh /, v., homologized, homologizing. v.t. 1. to make or show to be homologous. v.i. 2. to be homologous; correspond. Also, esp. Brit., homologise. [1710 20; HOMOLOG(OUS) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • homologize — verb a) To make something homologous b) To become homologous …   Wiktionary

  • homologize — ho·mol·o·gize also Brit ho·mol·o·gise hō mäl ə .jīz, hə vt, gized also Brit gised; giz·ing also Brit gis·ing 1) to make homologous 2) to demonstrate the homology of …   Medical dictionary

  • homologize — ho·mol·o·gize …   English syllables

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