[ ahy-sok-ruh-nuh s ]
/ aɪˈsɒk rə nəs /


Nearby words

  1. isochronal,
  2. isochrone,
  3. isochronia,
  4. isochronism,
  5. isochronize,
  6. isochrony,
  7. isochroous,
  8. isocitrate dehydrogenase,
  9. isocitric acid,
  10. isoclinal

Origin of isochronous

From the New Latin word isochronus, dating back to 1700–10. See isochronal, -ous

Related formsi·soch·ro·nous·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for isochronous



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).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for isochronous


[ ī-sŏkrə-nəs ]


Occurring during the same time.

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