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ˌhoʊ məˈmɔr fɪz əm, ˌhɒm ə-ho·mo·mor·phism

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homomorphism, homomorphynoun

    similarity of form


  1. homomorphismnoun

    A structure-preserving map between two algebraic structures, such as groups, rings, or vector spaces.

  2. homomorphismnoun

    A similar appearance of two unrelated organisms or structures

Webster Dictionary

  1. Homomorphismnoun

    same as Homomorphy

    Etymology: [See Homomorphous.]

  2. Homomorphismnoun

    the possession, in one species of plants, of only one kind of flowers; -- opposed to heteromorphism, dimorphism, and trimorphism

    Etymology: [See Homomorphous.]

  3. Homomorphismnoun

    the possession of but one kind of larvae or young, as in most insects

    Etymology: [See Homomorphous.]


  1. Homomorphism

    In abstract algebra, a homomorphism is a structure-preserving map between two algebraic structures. The word homomorphism comes from the ancient Greek language: ὁμός meaning "same" and μορφή meaning "shape". Isomorphisms, automorphisms, and endomorphisms are special types of homomorphisms.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homomorphism in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homomorphism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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