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isochronous

[ahy-sok-ruh-nuh s] /aɪˈsɒk rə nəs/
adjective
Origin of isochronous
1700-1710
From the New Latin word isochronus, dating back to 1700-10. See isochronal, -ous
Related forms
isochronously, adverb
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adj.

1706, with suffix -ous, from Modern Latin isochronus, from Greek isokhronos "equal in time," from iso- "equal" (see iso-) + khronos "time" (see chrono-). Earlier in same sense was isochronal (1670s).

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isochronous in Medicine

isochronous i·soch·ro·nous (ī-sŏk'rə-nəs)
adj.
Occurring during the same time.

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