isomorphic

play
adjective iso·mor·phic \ˌī-sə-ˈmȯr-fik\

Definition of isomorphic

  1. 1a :  being of identical or similar form, shape, or structure isomorphic crystalsb :  having sporophytic and gametophytic generations alike in size and shape

  2. 2 :  related by an isomorphism isomorphic mathematical rings

isomorphically

play \ˌī-sə-ˈmȯr-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

1862

First Known Use of isomorphic

1862

Other Chemical Engineering Terms


Medical Dictionary

isomorphic

play
adjective iso·mor·phic \ˌī-sə-ˈmȯr-fik\

Medical Definition of isomorphic

  1. :  being of identical or similar form or shape or structure

Learn More about isomorphic


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up isomorphic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to glide in or as if in an airplane

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!