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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Homology
Definition The relationship of any two characters that have descended from a common ancestor. This term can apply to a morphological structure, a chromosome or an individual gene or DNA segment. See the following Figure.
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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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08/12/2014
MGI 5.19
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