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iso- (i),

(ī'sō),
1. Prefix meaning equal, like.
2. In chemistry, prefix indicating "isomer of" (isomerism), for example, isocyanate vs. cyanate.
3. In immunology, prefix designating sameness with respect to species; in recent years, the meaning has shifted to sameness with respect to the genetic constitution of individuals.
[G. isos, equal]

iso-

[ī′sō-]
prefix meaning "equal": isobar, isochromatic, isohydric.

iso-

1. Prefix meaning equal, like.
2. chemistry Prefix indicating "isomer of" (isomerism); e.g., isocyanate vs. cyanate.
3. immunology Prefix designating similarity with respect to species; in recent years, the meaning has shifted to similarity with respect to genetic constitution of individual people.
[G. isos, equal]

iso-

Combining form denoting equal or equivalent.

iso-

prefix denoting equal.

iso-

word element. [Gr.] equal, alike, same.