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paralogyparalogie (fr.); Paralogie (ger.)

  • Esp. in the terminology of I. J. Hunter: morphological or anatomical similarity that does not imply homology or similarity of function (analogy); an instance of this. (OED 2011)
    Paralogy, then, refers only to anatomical similarity and has no phylogenetic or functional implications
    Hunter, I.J. (1964). Paralogy, a concept complementary to homology and analogy. Nature 204, 604.