Cognate (disambiguation)

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Cognate (Latin: cognatus, "related by birth") may mean:

  • cognate (kinship), person who shares a common ancestor
  • cognates, words that have a common etymological origin
  • cognate linkage, a kinematic linkage that generates the same coupler curve as another linkage of a different geometry
  • cognate receptor and cognate ligand, in biochemistry, a cell surface receptor molecule and the molecule it binds