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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.

con·ge·ner

(kon'jē-ner), Avoid the mispronunciation conge'ner.
1. One of two or more things of the same kind, as of animal or plant with respect to classification.
2. One of two or more muscles with the same function.
3. Any member of a specified genus.
[L. con-, with, + genus, race]

congener

/con·ge·ner/ (kon´jĕ-ner) something closely related to another thing, 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, or something derived from the same source or stock.congener´iccongen´erous

congener

(kŏn′jə-nər)
n.
1. A member of the same kind, class, or group.
2. An organism belonging to the same taxonomic genus as another organism.

con′ge·ner′ic (-nĕr′ĭk), con·gen′er·ous (kən-jĕn′ər-əs, kŏn-) adj.

congener

[kon′jənər]
Etymology: L, con + genus, origin
one of two or more things that are similar or closely related in structure, function, or origin. Examples of congeners are muscles that function identically, chemical compounds similar in composition and effect, and species of the same genus of plants or animals. congenerous [kənjen′ərəs] , adj.

con·ge·ner

(kon'jĕ-nĕr)
1. One of two or more things of the same kind, as of animal or plant with respect to classification.
2. One of two or more muscles with the same function.
[L. con-, with, + genus, race]

congener

One of a group of chemical compounds with a common parent substance or derived from a common basic formula.

congener

something closely related to another thing, 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, or something derived from the same source or stock.
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