Definitions for "Homologous"
Having the same relative position, proportion, value, or structure.
Corresponding in relative position and proportion.
Characterized by homology; belonging to the same type or series; corresponding in composition and properties. See Homology, 3.
chromosomes: (synonym: homologs) The two chromosomes from a particular pair, normally one inherited from the mother and one from the father, containing the same genetic loci in the same order
genetically related and therefore similar.
Matched (usually of a pair of chromosomes).
(Paleoanthropology) Either sympleisiomorphic primitive) or synapomorphic (derived) 'true' similarity.
Transfusion of blood from a person other than the recipient (i.e., NOT autologous). Same as allogeneic.
Having the same relative proportion or value, as the two antecedents or the two consequents of a proportion.
Two elements are homologous when they have the same essential characteristic. A whale and a dog are homologous, in the sense that they are both mammals.
adjective, Greek homos = same, and logos = word, hence a part with similar morphology but different function.
Keywords:  donor, bone, bank, blood
the use of blood or bone obtained from a donor bank.