isotropism


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i·so·tro·pic

 (ī′sə-trō′pĭk, -trŏp′ĭk)
adj.
Identical in all directions; invariant with respect to direction.

i·sot′ro·py (ī-sŏt′rə-pē), i·sot′ro·pism (-pĭz′əm) n.
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Hole FD (1961) A classification of pedoturbations and some other processes and factors of soil formation in relation to isotropism and anisotropism.
Here is a typical statement raised by Henry Ellenberger (1958: 109) that deserves to be quoted: "In contrast to the isotropism of mathematical space, oriented space is anisotropic, i.e., each dimension has different, specific values.
The very attributes of sites--their homogeneity, isotropism, isometrism, unidirectionality, and monolinearity--conspired to act as tranquilizing forces in the generation of empty, planiform surfaces of simultaneity.