[ hoh-muh-mawr-fik, hom-uh- ]
/ ˌhoʊ məˈmɔr fɪk, ˌhɒm ə- /
pertaining to two sets that are related by a homomorphism.
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Medical definitions for homomorphic
[ hō′mə-môr′fĭk, hŏm′ə- ]
Of, relating to, or characterized by a similarity of form but different structure.
Relating to two or more structures of similar size and form, usually of synaptic chromosomes.
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