Definition of isomerous in English:

isomerous

Line breaks: isom¦er|ous
Pronunciation: /ʌɪˈsɒm(ə)rəs
 
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adjective

Biology
  • Having or composed of parts that are similar in number or position.
    More example sentences
    • Tieghem (1898) placed Aquifoliaceae near Solanaceae because of the unitegmic ovule and the isomerous stamens alternating with the petals.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Greek isomerēs (see isomer) + -ous.

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