isophene

noun iso·phene
variants: less commonly

isophane

\-ˌfān\

Definition of isophene

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a line on a map or chart connecting places within a region at which a particular biological phenomenon (as the flowering of a given plant) occurs at one time

  2. 2 :  phenocontour

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Origin and Etymology of isophene

isophene from is- + -phene (from Greek phainein to show); isophane International Scientific Vocabulary is- + -phane (from Greek phainein to show) — more at fancy


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