[hoh-muh-mawr-fiz-uh m, hom-uh-]
- Biology. correspondence in form or external appearance but not in type of structure or origin.
- Botany. possession of perfect flowers of only one kind.
- Zoology. resemblance between the young and the adult.
- Mathematics. an into map between two sets that preserves relations between elements.
Origin of homomorphism
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- biology similarity in form
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- A transformation of one set into another that preserves in the second set the operations between the members of the first set.
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