isomerous
adj. [Gr. isos, equal; meros, part]
Having equal number of parts, ridges or markings; homoeomerous; see heteromerous.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • isomerous — [ī säm′ərəs] adj. [ ISO + MEROUS] 1. having the same number of parts, markings, etc. 2. Bot. having the same number of parts in each whorl 3. ISOMERIC …   English World dictionary

  • isomerous — /uy som euhr euhs/, adj. 1. having an equal number of parts, markings, etc. 2. Bot. (of a flower) having the same number of members in each whorl. [1855 60; ISO + MERE + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • isomerous — adjective Having the same number of parts …   Wiktionary

  • isomerous — SYN: isomeric …   Medical dictionary

  • isomerous — adj. having an equal number of parts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isomerous — [ʌɪ sɒm(ə)rəs] adjective Biology having parts that are similar in number or position …   English new terms dictionary

  • isomerous — isom·er·ous …   English syllables

  • isomerous — i•som•er•ous [[t]aɪˈsɒm ər əs[/t]] adj. 1) having an equal number of parts, markings, etc 2) bot (of a flower) having the same number of members in each whorl • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • isomerous — /aɪˈsɒmərəs/ (say uy somuhruhs) adjective 1. having an equal number of parts, markings, etc. 2. Botany (of a flower) having the same number of members in each whorl …   Australian English dictionary

  • isomerous — adj. Bot. (of a flower) having the same number of petals in each whorl. Etymology: Gk isomeres: see ISOMER …   Useful english dictionary

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