Meaning of isomorph in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʌɪsə(ʊ)mɔːf/


Biology Crystallography
  • A substance or organism that exactly corresponds in form with another.

    ‘A colony with a low degree of integration is one in which the modules are identical, fully autonomous units (isomorphs) that share structural walls with minimal or no communication.’
    • ‘Triglycine sulfate and its isomorphs have very favorable properties, including high pyroelectric coefficients and relatively low permittivity.’
    • ‘The production of plates of potassium dihydrogen phosphate and its deuterated isomorph is among the most challenging production tasks.’