isomorphic

[ahy-suh-mawr-fik]
adjective
1.
Biology. different in ancestry, but having the same form or appearance.
2.
Chemistry, Crystallography, isomorphous.
3.
Mathematics. pertaining to two sets related by an isomorphism.

Origin:
1860–65; iso- + -morphic

unisomorphic, adjective
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isomorphic or isomorphous (ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪk, ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfəs)
 
adj
exhibiting isomorphism
 
isomorphous or isomorphous
 
adj

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isomorphic i·so·mor·phic (ī'sə-môr'fĭk)
adj.

  1. Having a similar structure or appearance but being of different ancestry.

  2. Related by an isomorphism.

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isomorphic definition

mathematics
Two mathematical objects are isomorphic if they have the same structure, i.e. if there is an isomorphism between them. For every component of one there is a corresponding component of the other.
(1995-03-25)

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Example sentences
Every area of the brain has been shown to have structurally specific networks that are isomorphic of the information they process.
All of the different representations of the same graph, are said to be isomorphic to one another.
Sometimes it is not so easy to tell that two graphs are isomorphic.
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