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homologue


homologue


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Homologue  \Hom"o*logue\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  homologue.  See 
  {Homologous}.] 
  That  which  is  homologous  to  something  else;  as  the 
  corresponding  sides,  etc.,  of  similar  polygons  are  the 
  homologues  of  each  other  the  members  or  terms  of  an 
  homologous  series  in  chemistry  are  the  homologues  of  each 
  other  one  of  the  bones  in  the  hand  of  man  is  the  homologue 
  of  that  in  the  paddle  of  a  whale.