Ho*mod"ro*mal (?), Ho*mod"ro*mous (?), a. [Homo- + Gr. a course, running.]

1. Bot.

Running in the same direction; -- said of stems twining round a support, or of the spiral succession of leaves on stems and their branches.

2. Mech.

Moving in the same direction; -- said of a lever or pulley in which the resistance and the actuating force are both on the same side of the fulcrum or axis.


© Webster 1913.

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