Definition of Homomorphism

1. Noun. Similarity of form.

Exact synonyms: Homomorphy
Generic synonyms: Similarity



Definition of Homomorphism

1. n. Same as Homomorphy.

Definition of Homomorphism

1. Noun. (algebra) A structure-preserving map between two algebraic structures, such as groups, rings, or vector spaces. ¹

2. Noun. (biology) A similar appearance of two unrelated organisms or structures ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homomorphism

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Homomorphism

1. 1. Same as Homomorphy. 2. The possession, in one species of plants, of only one kind of flowers; opposed to heteromorphism, dimorphism, and trimorphism. 3. The possession of but one kind of larvae or young, as in most insects. See: Homomorphous. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homomorphism

homolosine
homolosine projection
homolysate
homolyses
homolysin
homolysis
homolytic
homomallous
homomer
homomeric
homomeric peptide
homomers
homometallic
homomorphic
homomorphically
homomorphism (current term)
homomorphisms
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homomultimer
homomultimeric
homomultimers
homonomies
homonomous
homonomy
homonuclear
homonym
homonymic
homonymies
homonymous

Literary usage of Homomorphism

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1. Introduction to the Study of Biology by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1872)
"... homomorphism, MIMICRY, AND CORRELATION OF GROWTH. I. ANALOGY. — The term "analogue" was defined by Owen to be "a part or organ in one animal which has ..."

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