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homoplastic

 [ho″mo-plas´tik]
1. pertaining to homoplasty.
3. denoting organs or parts, as the wings of birds and insects, that resemble one another in structure and function but not in origin or development.
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ho·mo·plas·tic

(hō'mō-plas'tik),
Similar in form and structure, but not in origin.
[homo- + G. plastos, formed]
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homoplastic

(hō′mə-plăs′tĭk, hŏm′ə-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or exhibiting homoplasy.
2. Of, relating to, or derived from a different individual of the same species: a homoplastic graft.

ho′mo·plas′ti·cal·ly adv.
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ho·mo·plas·tic

(hō'mō-plas'tik)
Similar in form and structure, but not in origin.
[homo- + G. plastos, formed]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ho·mo·plas·tic

(hō'mō-plas'tik)
Similar in form and structure, but not in origin.
[homo- + G. plastos, formed]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012