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.

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Origin of isomorphic

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

OTHER WORDS FROM isomorphic

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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Medical 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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