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homomorphic

[hoh-muh-mawr-fik, hom-uh-] /ˌhoʊ məˈmɔr fɪk, ˌhɒm ə-/
adjective, Mathematics
1.
pertaining to two sets that are related by a homomorphism.
Origin of homomorphic
1865-1870
1865-70; homo- + -morphic
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homomorphic in Medicine

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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