The adjective analogous means something with similar features to another thing.

Synonyms are akin, alike, corresponding, or related.

The word origins from Latin analogus, from Greek analogos meaning “proportionate, according to due proportion”. It comes from ana meaning “throughout, according to” plus logos meaning “ratio, proportion”.

Its constitutional origin was analogous to the star chamber and the court of requests.

Gorillas posture, facial expressions and sounds to get their points across is analogous with crowded restaurants in the Big Apple.

Other analogous glycerides are apparently contained in greater or smaller quantity in oils.