homomorphic

[hoh-muh-mawr-fik, hom-uh-]
adjective Mathematics.
pertaining to two sets that are related by a homomorphism.

Origin:
1865–70; homo- + -morphic

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homomorphism or homomorphy (ˌhəʊməʊˈmɔːfɪzəm, ˌhɒm-)
 
n
biology similarity in form
 
homomorphy or homomorphy
 
n
 
homo'morphic or homomorphy
 
adj
 
homo'morphous or homomorphy
 
adj

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homomorphic ho·mo·mor·phic (hō'mə-môr'fĭk, hŏm'ə-)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or characterized by a similarity of form but different structure.

  2. Relating to two or more structures of similar size and form, usually of synaptic chromosomes.

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Gentry has developed a way to periodically clean the data to enable such a system to self-correct and be fully homomorphic.
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