Homo (disambiguation)

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Homo is the taxonomic genus that includes modern humans (Homo sapiens sapiens).

Homo may also refer to:

  • ὅμο-, Greek prefix meaning "the same", opposite of "hetero-" (Greek ἕτερο- )
  • Homo, Latin for "man", "human being"
  • Homos, an alternate spelling for hummus or hommus, a Levantine Arab food dip or spread made from chickpeas
  • Homo-, in chemistry, a prefix in trivial names indicating a homolog, a series of compounds with the same general formula,
  • HOMO, in chemistry an acronym for Highest Occupied Molecular Orbital
  • Homo, a colloquial abbreviation for homogenized milk (Canadian English)
  • HomO, short name of the Swedish Ombudsman against Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation
  • Homo (slang) an abbreviation for "homosexual" (adjective or noun), usually derogatory