cogener


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congener

 [kon´jĕ-ner]
something closely related to another thing, or derived from the same source or stock, such as a member of the same genus, a muscle having the same function as another, or a chemical compound closely related to another in composition and exerting similar or antagonistic effects. adj., adj congener´ic, congen´erous.

cogener

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for the Port Authority of NY/NJ, EA is testing bulk sediment samples for PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), PCB cogeners, semi-volatiles, dioxins, cyanide, and various metals.
2005), we found the replacement of temperate species by tropical cogeners, including the replacement of the striped blenny Chasmodes bosquianus in the Northern Atlantic (Breitburg 1999, Coen et al.