Homology

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Homology may refer to:

Sciences[edit]

Biology[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Other sciences[edit]

  • Homology (anthropology), analogy between human beliefs, practices or artifacts owing to genetic or historical connections
  • Homology (psychology), behavioral characteristics that have common origins in either evolution or development
    • Homologous behaviors, behaviors typical of species that share a common ancestor that was characterized by that behavior OR behaviors in an individual that share common origins in development
  • Homology (sociology), a structural resonance between the different elements making up a socio-cultural whole

Mathematics[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Homologation, from the ancient Greek "to agree", to indicate the approval of a sanctioning body
  • Homologation (motorsport), the process in motorsports where the sanctioning body approves a racing model for official use
  • Homological word, a word expressing a property which it possesses itself

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