homo-, hom- +

(Greek: same, equal, like, similar, common; one and the same)

This Greek prefix forms many scientific and other terms, often in opposition to hetero-. Don’t confuse this Greek homo- element with the Latin homo- which means “mankind”.

Having the skin or integument of uniform structure, as certain serpents.
Derived from, or relating to derivation from, the same primary blastoderm (endoderm, mesoderm, or ectoderm) of the embryo.
Used to describe vertebrates that have teeth that are all similar in shape and not of different shapes as in most non-mammalian vertebrates.
Of the same opinion.
A person of the same opinion or belief.
1. Moving, running, or acting in the same direction.
2. Moving in the same direction; such as, a lever or pulley in which the resistance and the actuating force are both on the same side of the fulcrum or axis.
3. Running in the same direction; for example, stems twining around a support, or of the spiral succession of leaves on stems and their branches.
A reference to an insect, its life cycle, etc. which is characterized by a continuous succession of generations throughout the year, so long as reasonably favorable conditions prevail.
Having only one kind of stamen.
1. A reference to a parasite occupying the same host throughout its life cycle.
2. Host-specific.
A near similarity of crystalline forms between unlike chemical compounds.
The modification of one segmental appendage or structure to resemble a different appendage or structure of the same homologous series.
homoeotherm, homoeothermic, homoeothermal, homoeothermy
Any of the animals, including mammals and birds, that tend to maintain a constant body temperature.
1. Pertaining to or characterized by a tendency for erotic emotions to be centred on a person of the same sex.
2. Of or pertaining to a homo-erotic person.
3. Frequently a synonym of homosexual.
homogamete, homogametic
Having only one kind of gamete.

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Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving word units dealing with "equal, identical, same, similar": auto-; emul-; equ-, equi-; homeo-; iso-; pari-; peer; rhomb-; syn-; tauto-.