adj. [Gr. homoios, like; chronos, time]
Variation occurring at the same age in offspring as in the parent.

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  • homeochronous — |hōmē|äkrənəs, |häm adjective Etymology: home + chronous : recurring at the same period of life in succeeding generations used of organs, traits, or other characters; compare heterochronism 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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  • -chronous — krənəs adjective combining form Etymology: Greek chronos, from chronos time : of (such) a time or period homeochronous isochronous * * * chronous a combining form [f. Gr. χρόνος time: see ous], used to …   Useful english dictionary

  • homochronous — (ˈ)hō|mäkrənəs, (ˈ)hä| adjective Etymology: hom + chronous : homeochronous * * * /hoh mok reuh neuhs, ho /, adj. (of a genetic character) occurring at the same age or period in the offspring as in the parent. [1875 80; < Gk homóchronos of the… …   Useful english dictionary

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