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homologue

 [hom´ŏ-log]
1. any organ or part similar in origin or structure but not always in function, as the arms of a human and the wings of a bird or the hands and feet of a human and the paws of a dog.
2. in chemistry, one of a series of compounds distinguished by addition of a CH2 group in successive members.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hom·o·logue

, homolog (hom'ō-log),
A member of a homologous pair or series.
[homo- + G. logos, word, ratio, relation]
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homologue

(hŏm′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′, hō′mə-)
n.
Variant of homolog.
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hom·o·logue

(hom'ō-log)
One of a homologous pair or series.
[homo- + G. logos, word, ratio, relation]
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[beaucoup moins que] Pas insurmontables [beaucoup plus grand que], precise Serguei Lavrov, ministre russe des Affaires etrangeres, presse comme ses homologues de finaliser les derniers points de blocage.