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isochore

[ahy-suh-kawr] /ˈaɪ səˌkɔr/
noun
1.
Physics.. Also, isochor. Also called isometric, isometric line. for a given substance, a curve graphing temperature against pressure, when the volume of the substance is held constant.
2.
Genetics. a large stretch of DNA with a high degree of uniformity in its base pairs.
Origin of isochore
iso- + -chor < Greek chṓra place, land
Related forms
isochoric
[ahy-suh-kawr-ik, -kor-] /ˌaɪ səˈkɔr ɪk, -ˈkɒr-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for isochor

isochor

/ˈaɪsəʊˌkɔː/
noun
1.
a line on a graph showing the variation of the temperature of a fluid with its pressure, when the volume is kept constant
Derived Forms
isochoric, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from iso- + Greek khōros place, space
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