homeomorph
n. [Gr. homoios, like; morphe, form]
Two unrelated taxa that are superficially alike.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • homeomorph — /hoh mee euh mawrf /, n. any of the crystalline minerals characterized by a particular kind of homeomorphism. [HOMEO + MORPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • homeomorph — ho·meo·morph …   English syllables

  • homeomorph — ˈ ̷ ̷mēəˌmȯrf noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary home + morph : an individual bearing a superficial resemblance to another; specifically : a crystalline substance exhibiting homeomorphism * * * /hoh mee euh mawrf /, n. any… …   Useful english dictionary

  • homoeomorphic — homeomorphˈic or homoeomorphˈic adjective 1. Of or relating to a homeomorph 2. Of two geometrical figures, such that one can be converted into the other by distortion (mathematics) • • • Main Entry: ↑homeo …   Useful english dictionary

  • homoeomorphism — homeomorphˈism or homoeomorphˈism noun • • • Main Entry: ↑homeo …   Useful english dictionary

  • homoeomorphous — homeomorphˈous or homoeomorphˈous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑homeo …   Useful english dictionary

  • homoeomorphy — homeomorphˈy or homoeomorphˈy noun • • • Main Entry: ↑homeo …   Useful english dictionary

  • homeomorphic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|mȯrfik adjective Etymology: home + morphic 1. : characterized by homeomorphism; specifically : topologically equivalent used of geometric figures 2. : homomorphic * * * homeomorphˈic or …   Useful english dictionary

  • N-Mannigfaltigkeit — topologische Mannigfaltigkeit berührt die Spezialgebiete Mathematik Topologie Differentialgeometrie Physik Klassische Mechanik Grenzflächen, Membrane Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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