- Physics. Also i·so·chor. Also called isometric, isometric line. for a given substance, a curve graphing temperature against pressure, when the volume of the substance is held constant.
- 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
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- a line on a graph showing the variation of the temperature of a fluid with its pressure, when the volume is kept constant
C19: from iso- + Greek khōros place, space