isochore

isochore

[ahy-suh-kawr]
noun
1.
Physics.. Also, isochor. Also called isometric, isometric line. for a given substance, a curve graphing temperature against pressure, when the volume of the substance is held constant.
2.
Genetics. a large stretch of DNA with a high degree of uniformity in its base pairs.

Origin:
iso- + -chor < Greek chṓra place, land

isochoric [ahy-suh-kawr-ik, -kor-] , adjective
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isochor or isochore (ˈaɪsəʊˌkɔː)
 
n
a line on a graph showing the variation of the temperature of a fluid with its pressure, when the volume is kept constant
 
[C19: from iso- + Greek khōros place, space]
 
isochore or isochore
 
n
 
[C19: from iso- + Greek khōros place, space]
 
iso'choric or isochore
 
adj

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