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[ahy-sol-uh-guh s]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. (of two or more organic compounds) chemically related but differing in composition other than by nCH2.
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Origin of isologous

First recorded in 1855–60; iso- + (homo)logous
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British Dictionary definitions for isologous


  1. (of two or more organic compounds) having a similar structure but containing different atoms of the same valency
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Derived Formsisologue (ˈaɪsəʊˌlɒɡ), noun

Word Origin

C19: from iso- + (homo) logous
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isologous in Medicine


  1. Syngeneic.
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