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isomorphism

 [i″so-mor´fizm]
identity in form; in genetics, referring to genotypes of polypoid organisms that produce similar gametes even though containing genes in different combinations on homologous chromosomes. adj., adj isomor´phic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

i·so·mor·phism

(ī'sō-mōr'fizm),
Similarity of form between two or more organisms or between parts of the body.
[iso- + G. morphē, shape]
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isomorphism

(ī′sə-môr′fĭz′əm)
n.
1. Biology Similarity in form, as in organisms of different ancestry.
2. Mathematics A one-to-one correspondence between the elements of two sets such that the result of an operation on elements of one set corresponds to the result of the analogous operation on their images in the other set.
3. A close similarity in the crystalline structure of two or more substances of similar chemical composition.

i′so·mor′phous adj.
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i·so·mor·phism

(ī'sō-mōr'fizm)
Similarity of form between two or more organisms or between parts of the body.
[iso- + G. morphē, shape]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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