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analogy

 [ah-nal´o-je]
the quality of being analogous; resemblance or similarity in function or appearance, but not in origin or development.

analogy

/anal·o·gy/ (ah-nal´ah-je) the quality of being analogous; resemblance or similarity in function or appearance, but not in origin or development.

analogy

(ə-năl′ə-jē)
n. pl. analo·gies
Biology Correspondence in function or position between organs of dissimilar evolutionary origin or structure.

analogy

(a-nal'o-je) [Gr. analogos, analogy, proportion]
1. Likeness between similar features of two things, allowing a comparison.
2. In biology, similarity in function but difference in structure or origin.
See: homology
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Ryan joins Analogic from Booz & Company, a former subsidiary of Booz Allen Hamilton, where he served in several capacities over nine years.
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In March 2008, Analogic and L-3 announced an agreement awarding L-3 exclusive, worldwide rights to market and service the new eXaminer SX and eXaminer XLB (eXtra Large Bore) security imaging systems developed by Analogic for air carrier checked baggage applications.
Analogic and L-3 have been working together for nearly a decade to provide the TSA and airport security regulators around the world with the most advanced, CT-based imaging equipment available.
In March of this year, Analogic and L-3 concluded an agreement awarding L-3 exclusive rights to market and service the eXaminer SX, developed by Analogic under the name KING COBRA, and the eXaminer XLB security imaging systems, for air carrier checked baggage applications, enabling Analogic and L-3 to provide their customers with the broadest selection of advanced security technology products available.
With the addition of the eXaminer XLB system that addresses the critical need for high-speed baggage inspection and the eXaminer SX system that addresses the checked-baggage screening needs of smaller airports, Analogic and L-3 are now positioned to compete in every certified CT airport tender worldwide.