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An object, organism, or substance exhibiting isomorphism.


(Biochemistry) a substance or organism that exhibits isomorphism


(ˈaɪ səˌmɔrf)

1. an organism that is isomorphic with another.
2. an isomorphous substance.
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This is owing to the ability of the plant to recover after herbicide application, since it may have been degraded through the development of the crop, due to the fact that the isomorph of the EPSPs enzyme is not affected by the product.
The substitution of [Cd.sup.2+] for [Ca.sup.2+] in the apatite results in the formation of its isomorph, cadmium fluorapatite (Cd-FAP) [11].
Comparatively to former studies for which precipitation was done from weaker alkaline solutions at pH = 9 [32, 33] or at pH = 12 [34], similar impurity phases (namely, [Bi.sub.25]Fe[O.sub.39] or its isomorph [gamma]-[Bi.sub.2][O.sub.3] and [Bi.sub.2][Fe.sub.4][O.sub.9]) were also observed but with a gradual disappearance as long as temperature of the 1 h calcination step was increased from 450[degrees]C to 500[degrees]C and to 600[degrees]C.
In times of less isomorph organizational human resource strategies and more diverse and less stable lifestyles and work preferences even the same resources and demands may be perceived very differently by different parts of the workforce, and a positive match of both sides' expectations is less self-evident (Brose et al., 2004).
However, as we know, under the effect of the crystal chemical conditions, Rb and Sr occur as the isomorph in the crystal lattice of the potassium-bearing and calcium-bearing minerals, respectively.
Conditions are shown under which the model is isomorph to the one in the main text.
In my Designer Isomorphs (WW May 2001), the various different Isomorph genres included a few Isomorph pairings.
In these musings on Venice, Knights observes, "Browning's music inserts itself, in an isomorph of the poem's own interpolations, encouraging the sentence to spin itself out in paratactic fancies" (p.
Main composed by montmorilonite, the bentonite crystal structure consists of two layers of tetrahedral silica sheets sandwiching one octahedral alumina sheet, it has a net negative charge on its layer lattice due isomorph substitutions.
So [V.sup.[perpendicular to]] (F) is isomorph to [[OMEGA].sup.1.sub.B] (F).