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Meaning of "homeosis" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOMEOSIS

homeosis  [ˌhɒmɪəʊˈsɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOMEOSIS

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Homeosis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOMEOSIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Homeosis

Homeosis is the transformation of one organ into another, arising from mutation in or misexpression of specific developmentally critical genes. It may be caused by mutations in Hox genes, found in animals, or others such as the MADS-box family in plants. Homeosis is a characteristic that has helped insects become as successful and diverse as they are. Homeotic mutations work by changing segment identity during development. For example, the Ultrabithorax genotype gives a phenotype wherein metathoracic and first abdominal segments become mesothoracic segments. Another well-known example is Antennapedia: a gain-of-function allele causes legs to develop in the place of antennae. In botany, Rolf Sattler has revised the concept of homeosis by his emphasis of partial homeosis in addition to complete homeosis, which is commonly accepted. Homeotic mutants in angiosperms are thought to be rare in the wild: in the annual plant Clarkia,, homeotic mutants are known where the petals are replaced by a second whorl of sepal like organs, originating via a mutation governed by a single recessive gene.

Definition of homeosis in the English dictionary

The definition of homeosis in the dictionary is the process in which one part of an animal or plant comes to resemble another part, especially when it has regrown.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOMEOSIS


absciss
æbˈsɪs
abscisse
æbˈsɪs
analysis
əˈnælɪsɪs
axis
ˈæksɪs
basis
ˈbeɪsɪs
crisis
ˈkraɪsɪs
diagnosis
ˌdaɪəɡˈnəʊsɪs
emphasis
ˈɛmfəsɪs
Francis
ˈfrɑːnsɪs
genesis
ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs
homoeosis
həʊmɪəˈsɪs
Isis
ˈaɪsɪs
necrosis
nɛˈkrəʊsɪs
oasis
əʊˈeɪsɪs
praxis
ˈpræksɪs
sarcoidosis
ˌsɑːkɔɪdˈəʊsɪs
sis
sɪs
synopsis
sɪˈnɒpsɪs
synthesis
ˈsɪnθɪsɪs
thesis
ˈθiːsɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOMEOSIS

homeomorph
homeomorphic
homeomorphism
homeomorphous
homeomorphy
homeopath
homeopathic
homeopathically
homeopathist
homeopathy
homeostases
homeostasis
homeostatic
homeoteleuton
homeotherm
homeothermal
homeothermic
homeothermism
homeothermous
homeothermy

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOMEOSIS

apoptosis
apotheosis
atherosclerosis
babesiosis
berylliosis
fibrosis
hypnosis
infectious mononucleosis
metamorphosis
mononucleosis
multiple sclerosis
osmosis
osteoporosis
osteosis
pediculosis
prognosis
sclerosis
stenosis
thrombosis
tuberculosis

Synonyms and antonyms of homeosis in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «homeosis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOMEOSIS

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Translator English - Chinese

homeosis
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

homeosis
570 millions of speakers

English

homeosis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

homeosis
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

تكوين مثلي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

homeosis
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

homeosis
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

homeosis
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

homéosis
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Homeosis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Homöosis
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

homeosis
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

homeosis
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Homeosis
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

homeosis
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

homeosis
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

होमोसिस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

homeosis
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

homeosis
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

homeosis
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

homeosis
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

homeosis
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

homeosis
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

homeosis
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

homeosis
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

homeosis
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of homeosis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOMEOSIS»

The term «homeosis» is used very little and occupies the 183.108 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOMEOSIS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about homeosis

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOMEOSIS»

Discover the use of homeosis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to homeosis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Homology and Systematics: Coding Characters for Phylogenetic ...
Homeosis Sattler's most interesting objection to all concepts of homology based on 1:1 correspondence, including cladistic concepts, is their supposed inability to deal with the results of homeosis. Consider, for example, the case of accessory ...
Robert Scotland, R. Toby Pennington, 2000
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Hox Genes: Studies from the 20th to the 21st Century
The word 'homeosis' was coined by Bateson.47 In his book entitled “Materials for the study of variation”, where he reported numerous examples ofvariations observed in the field in animals and plants, he wrote: “For the word 'Metamorphy' I ...
Jean S. Deutsch, 2011
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Advances in Insect Physiology APL
Sibatani (1980, 1983) has made an extensive study of wing homeosis in Lepidoptera and has detected what appears to be a compartment boundary between veins M1 and M2, a location closely similar to that of the A/P compartment boundary ...
Michael J. Berridge, J. E. Treherne, Sir Vincent Brian Wigglesworth, 1985
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Developmental Genetics
Term homeosis, was coined by William Bateson in 1894. Homeosis (or homoeosis) means those mutants that transform part of a body segment, or an entire body segment, into a corresponding par of another segment, e.g. Antennapedia ...
Gurbachan S. Miglani, 2005
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Developmental Genetics and Plant Evolution
For example, the transfer of wing- like properties from the carpels to the sepals in the ancestor of Dicella could have entailed homeoheterotopy. Homeosis is here defined as a special case of homeo- heterotopy in which all aspects of genetic ...
Quentin C.B. Cronk, Richard M. Bateman, Julie A. Hawkins, 2002
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Handbook of Plant Science
Cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) results from an inability to form pollen, either through disrupted microsporogen- esis or conversion of stamens into carpelloid structures via homeosis. In either case, CMS results from a disruption of plant ...
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Imaginal Discs: The Genetic and Cellular Logic of Pattern ...
CHAPTER EIGHT Homeosis Few phenomena are as entrancing as the transformation of one thing into another. The ancients believed that sorcerers had such powers, and modern magicians can still fool children with illusions of this sort.
Lewis I. Held, Jr., Lewis I. Held Jr, Jonathan B. L. Bard, 2005
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Axial Character Seriation in Mammals: An Historical and ...
Seriation. and. Homeosis. of. the. Laminapophysis. One problem facing geneticists interested in homeotic change in mammals is that the relevant axial morphology has not been well understood by anatomists. The assumption that regional ...
Aaron G. Filler, 2007
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Genes, Development and Cancer: The Life and Work of Edward ...
Bateson coined the word “genetics”, as well as “homeosis”, and many other important terms still in use today. Balkaschina paid tribute to Bateson and even proposed the term 'erbhomeosis', meaning inherited homeosis. She then subdivided ...
Edward B. Lewis, Howard D. Lipshitz, 2007
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The Theory of Evolution and Its Impact
the term Homeosis (...) for the essential phenomenon is not that there has merely been a change, but that something has been changed into the likeness of something else.” Thus, the concept and the word “homeosis” were born to stay with us ...
Aldo Fasolo, 2011

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOMEOSIS»

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When is an arm really a leg?
(For a fly's eye view of life with homeosis see The Making of a Mutant, A Fruit Fly Love Story, which I will re-post here for Valentine's Day.) Once developmental ... «io9, Dec 12»

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