(An`al*lan*to"ic) a. (Anat.) Without, or not developing, an allantois.
(||An`al*lan*toid"e*a) n. pl. [Gr. 'an priv. + E. allantoidea.] (Zoöl.) The division of Vertebrata
in which no allantois is developed. It includes amphibians, fishes, and lower forms.
(A*nal"o*gal) a. Analogous. [Obs.] Donne.
(An`a*log"ic) a. [See Analogous.] Of or belonging to analogy. Geo. Eliot.
1. Founded on, or of the nature of, analogy; expressing or implying analogy.
When a country which has sent out colonies is termed the mother country, the expression is analogical.
2. Having analogy; analogous. Sir M. Hale.
(An`a*log"ic*al*ly), adv. In an analogical sense; in accordance with analogy; by way of similitude.
A prince is analogically styled a pilot, being to the state as a pilot is to the vessel.
(An`a*log"ic*al*ness), n. Quality of being analogical.
(A*nal"o*gism) n. [Gr. course of reasoning, fr. to think over, to calculate]
1. Logic an argument from the cause to the effect; an a priori argument. Johnson.
2. Investigation of things by the analogy they bear to each other. Crabb.
(A*nal"o*gist) n. One who reasons from analogy, or represent, by analogy. Cheyne.
(A*nal"o*gize), v. i. To employ, or reason by, analogy.
(||A*nal"o*gon) n. Analogue.