isologue

isologue

[ahy-suh-lawg, -log]
noun Chemistry.
one of two or more isologous compounds.
Also, isolog.


Origin:
1885–90; back formation from isologous, on the model of homologue: homologous

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isologous (aɪˈsɒləɡəs)
 
adj
(of two or more organic compounds) having a similar structure but containing different atoms of the same valency
 
[C19: from iso- + (homo)logous]
 
isologue
 
n

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