isomorphic

[ ahy-suh-mawr-fik ]
/ ˌaɪ səˈmɔr fɪk /

adjective

Biology. different in ancestry, but having the same form or appearance.
Chemistry, Crystallography. isomorphous.
Mathematics. pertaining to two sets related by an isomorphism.

Origin of isomorphic

First recorded in 1860–65; iso- + -morphic

Related forms

un·i·so·mor·phic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for isomorphic

isomorphic

isomorphous (ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfəs)

/ (ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪk) /

adjective

exhibiting isomorphism
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Medicine definitions for isomorphic

isomorphic

[ ī′sə-môrfĭk ]

adj.

Having a similar structure or appearance but being of different ancestry.
Related by an isomorphism.
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