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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having or designating floral whorls with equal numbers of parts in each whorl.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, composed each of an equal number of parts, as the members of the several circles of a flower.
  • In chem., having the property of chemical isomerism.
  • In entomology, having the same number of tarsal joints of all the legs. When the number is not stated, isomerous tarsi are understood to be five-jointed or pentamerous. See Isomera.
  • In odontography, having the same number of ridges: specifically applied to molar teeth whose transverse ridges do not increase in number on successive teeth, as in the living elephants: opposed to anisomerous and hypisomerous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Having the same number of parts

Etymologies

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iso- + -merous

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