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homologize

(hə-mŏl′ə-jīz′, hō-)
tr.v. homolo·gized, homolo·gizing, homolo·gizes
1. To make homologous.
2. To show to be homologous.
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Second, because the insertions tend to be small relative to the more easily homologized portions of the rRNA (much smaller, for instance, than the > 200 by insertions found in many myriapods, see Giribet & Wheeler 2001), and only occur in a small number of taxa, there is likely to be little reduction in phylogenetic signal from the sequence if an insert region is excluded from analysis.
One must realize that the pranagnihotra is not an offering in breaths conceived of as fires, although the breaths are often homologized with fires, but the oblations to the breaths (conceived of as the deities to whom the oblations are intended) offered in the fire of the mouth.
Ensatina displays great allozymic polymorphism (Wake and Yanev 1986), and this fact makes it difficult to be certain, with limited material, that all of the low-frequency variants have been correctly homologized.
7-14): the sixth, which is homologized with the udgitha and the sun (CU 1.
The fact that behavioral characters can give apparently good estimates of phylogeny falsifies the notion that such characters absolutely cannot be homologized (e.