isomorphism

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isomorphism A homomorphism that, when viewed as a function, is a bijection. If φ : G → H

is an isomorphism then the algebras G and H are said to be isomorphic and so exhibit the same algebraic properties. Isomorphic trees are trees that are isomorphic as directed graphs.

isomorphous

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isomorphous Applied to two compounds having the same, or nearly the same, crystal form and containing ions of approximately the same size or relative size. Isomorphous compounds may show solid solution. Compare ISOTYPIC.

isomorphism

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isomorphism (I-soh-mor-fizm) n. the condition of two or more objects being alike in shape or structure.
isomorphic, isomorphous adj.