isomorphic etymology

English word isomorphic comes from English iso-, English -morphic (Having a specific shape or form.)

Detailed word origin of isomorphic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iso- English (eng) (chemistry) forms terms relating to isomers. (mathematics) forms terms relating to isomorphisms. (organic chemistry) (of an aliphatic compound, especially a fatty acid) Having a branch on the penultimate carbon atom of a chain. (physics) forms terms relating to isotopes. Equal.
-morphic English (eng) Having a specific shape or form.
isomorphic English (eng) (biology) Having a similar structure or function to something that is not related genetically or through evolution.. (mathematics) Related by an isomorphism; having a structure-preserving one-to-one correspondence.. Having identical relevant structure; being structure-preserving while undergoing certain invertible transformations.

Words with the same origin as isomorphic

Descendants of iso-
isenergic isoantigen isoattenuation isobutyraldehyde isochasm isoecho isoexcitation isofield isogram isoionic isoluminant isomaltotriose isomer isomyopia isopalmitic acid isoparaffin isopropyl isopropylacetone isopropylamide isoproscaline isosteviol isostructural isotopic isovaline isovitexin
Descendants of -morphic
andromorphically anthromorphic anthropomorphic antiholomorphic biholomorphic cynomorphic epimorphic geomorphic hemimorphic holomorphicity monomorphic neanimorphic nondimorphic nonholomorphic normomorphic ophiomorphic polymorphic pycnomorphic redoximorphic subdimorphic theriomorphic xenomorphic xeromorphic zoomorphic