isonome

noun

botany a line on a chart connecting points of equal abundance values of a plant species sampled in different sections of an area. Isonomes of different species from the same area are compared in studies of plant distribution

Nearby words

  1. isomorphism,
  2. isomorphous,
  3. isoneph,
  4. isoniazid,
  5. isonicotinic acid hydrazide,
  6. isonomic,
  7. isonomy,
  8. isonzo,
  9. isooctane,
  10. isopach

Word Origin for isonome

C20: from iso- + Greek nomos rule, law

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