Science / Chemistry / Homolog: A compound belonging to a series of compounds that differ by a repeating group. For example, propanol (CH3CH2CH2OH), n-butanol (CH3CH2CH2CH2OH), and n-pentanol (CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2OH) are homologs; they belong to a homologous series CH3(CH2)noh.


Technology / Motorcycle / Homologation: Homologate means "to approve, especially to confirm officially." Homologation is the approval process of the governing body over a competitive race. The process certifies that each of the competiting MORE


Science / Biology / Homologues: A pair of chromosomes in which one member of the pair is obtained from the organisms maternal parent and the other from the paternal parent; found in diploid cells. Also commonly referred to as homolo MORE


Science / Genetics / Homologies: Similarities in dna or protein sequences between individuals of the same species or among different species. MORE

Homologous Chromosome

Science / Genetics / Homologous Chromosome: Chromosome containing the same linear gene sequences as another, each derived from one parent. MORE

Homologous Recombination

Science / Genetics / Homologous Recombination: Swapping of dna fragments between paired chromosomes. MORE

Homologous Structures

Science / Biology / Homologous Structures: Body parts in different organisms that have similar bones and similar arrangements of muscles, blood vessels, and nerves and undergo similar embryological development, but do not necessarily serve the MORE