homomorph

homomorph

(ˈhɒməˌmɔːf)
n
(Biology) biology something that is similar in form to something else
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Graph morphisms have to respect this node label order: nodes with a more general label are homomorph to nodes with a more specific label.
Of course, 25 years and 10 novels further down the line I feel slightly different about this; now I think the two forms are simply different - novels aim to be complete worlds - attempted homomorphs either of this world (whatever that may be), or some other.
It, too, is considered genetically tetraploid on the basis of its NF = 28 and chromosomes occurring as groups of four homomorphs.