anisomorphic

anisomorphic

(ænˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪk)
adj
(Linguistics) linguistics differing in the semantic scope of terms referring to the real world: for instance, English and Russian are anisomorphic with regard to colour terms, English treating light blue and navy blue as shades of one colour but Russian treating these two shades as unrelated
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We concluded that the anemic mothers' placentas develop changes of terminal villis' total volume, but not the surface, and our data are consistent with the belief that the anemic mothers' placentas show anisomorphic changes i.
A morphological cladistic analysis of Gentianaceae-Canscorinae and the evoLution of anisomorphic androecia in the subtribe.
Cheilostom small, weakly sclerotized; gymnostom long, tubiform (about 65% of stoma length); stegostom isoglottoid (appearing anisomorphic depending on angle of view), three swellings each bearing two small denticles.