isochronous

[ahy-sok-ruh-nuh s]
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Origin of isochronous

From the New Latin word isochronus, dating back to 1700–10. See isochronal, -ous
Related formsi·soch·ro·nous·ly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for isochronous
adj.

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).

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isochronous in Medicine

isochronous

[ī-sŏkrə-nəs]
adj.
  1. Occurring during the same time.
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