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congener

Pronunciation: kon'je-ner

Definition:

  1. One of two or more things of the same kind, as of animal or plant with respect to classification.
  2. One of two or more muscles with the same function.
  3. Any member of a specified genus.

[L. con-, with, + genus, race]

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