Definition of isomorphism
1 : the quality or state of being isomorphic: as a : similarity in organisms of different ancestry resulting from convergence b : similarity of crystalline form between chemical compounds
2 : a one-to-one correspondence between two mathematical sets; especially : a homomorphism that is one-to-one — compare endomorphism
Origin of isomorphism
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1828
Medical Definition of isomorphism
1: similarity in organisms of different ancestry resulting from evolutionary convergence
2: similarity of crystalline form between chemical compounds
3: a correspondence that is held to exist between a mental process (as perception) and physiological processes
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