isohydric


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i·so·hy·dric

(ī'sō-hī'drik),
Denoting two substances possessing the same pH.

isohydric

the principle underlying the series of reactions that occurs in erythrocytes and makes it possible for them to take up carbon dioxide and release oxygen without the production of excess hydrogen.
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Based on these preliminary results, common ash and silver poplar would be classified as isohydric species; as "drought avoiders of the saving type", whereas common beech and Downey oak as anisohydric species; as "drought avoiders of the spending type" [7].
These findings could be related to the fact that maize is an isohydric species that tends to maintain a quite constant day-time leaf water status by varying stomatal conductance (Tardieu, 1996).
Such behavior in response to early stages of soil water depletion has been described as isohydric, a behavior shared by cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.