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From Greek ἴσος (isos), equal) + μορφή (morphe), shape)

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isomorphism

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  1. (biology) the similarity in form of organisms of different ancestry
  2. (algebra) A bijection f such that both f and its inverse f −1 are homomorphisms, that is, structure-preserving mappings.
  3. (chemistry) the similarity in the crystal structures of similar chemical compounds
  4. (sociology) the similarity in the structure or processes of different organizations
  5. (computer science) a one-to-one correspondence between all the elements of two sets, e.g. the instances of two classes, or the records in two datasets

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