<prefix>

1. A combining form or prefix meaning the same, identical, alike, common, joint.

2. <chemistry> A prefix used to indicate insertion of one more carbon atom in a chain (i.e., insertion of a methylene moiety).

Antonyms: hetero-.

Origin: G. Homos, the same

(21 Jun 2000)

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