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ho·mo·gen·e·sis

(hō'mō-jen'ĕ-sis),
Production of offspring similar to the parents, in contrast to heterogenesis.
Synonym(s): homogeny
[homo- + G. genesis, production]

homogeny

(hə-mŏj′ə-nē, hō-)
n. pl. homoge·nies
Similarity of structure between organs or parts, possibly of dissimilar function, that are related by common descent.

homogeny

[hōmoj′ənē]
Etymology: Gk, homos + genos, kind
1 See homogenesis.
2 a likeness in structure or form that results from a common ancestral origin. Compare homoplasty.
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marriage) between African and European that relegates the Black woman to the role of mistress, perpetuating the colonial idea of racial homogeny as official and miscegenation as unofficial, or irregular, and hence, discouraged.
The modernist appears to Miller as homogeny, an "end accomplished" as "man returns to the womb," (52) and by very virtue of Miller's capitalization of the self, he ascribes this sense of "departure" as not only unattainable, but inconceivable.
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