anisomerism

noun an·isom·er·ism \ˌaˌnīˈsäməˌrizəm\

Definition of anisomerism

plural

-s

  1. :  the tendency of the primitive polyisomeres of an organism to become differentiated so that more highly evolved organisms do not consist of a linear series of similar and equivalent parts

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Origin and Etymology of anisomerism

an- + isomere + -ism


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