[ ahy-suh-kawr ]
/ ˈaɪ səˌkɔr /
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.
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Origin of isochore
iso- + -chor < Greek chṓra place, land
OTHER WORDS FROM isochorei·so·chor·ic [ahy-suh-kawr-ik, -kor-] /ˌaɪ səˈkɔr ɪk, -ˈkɒr-/, adjective
Words nearby isochore
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Example sentences from the Web for isochoric
Isochoric, ī-so-kor′ik, adj. pertaining to equal volume or density.