|1.||biology similarity of form, as in different generations of the same life cycle|
|2.||chem the existence of two or more substances of different composition in a similar crystalline form|
|3.||maths a one-to-one correspondence between the elements of two or more sets, such as those of Arabic and Roman numerals, and between the sums or products of the elements of one of these sets and those of the equivalent elements of the other set or sets|
isomorphism i·so·mor·phism (ī'sə-môr'fĭz'əm)
A similarity in form, as in organisms of different ancestry.
A close similarity in the crystalline structure of two or more substances of similar chemical composition.
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