isogonism definition

  • noun:
    • the caliber of having comparable intimate zooids or gonophores and dissimilar hydrants; said of certain hydroids.
    • The quality of having similar intimate zooids or gonophores and dissimilar hydrants; -- stated of certain hydroids.
    • In biology, production of similar or identical sexual organisms or reproductive parts from diverse stocks.
    • Similarity in crystalline kind; specifically, that existing involving the crystals of chemical compounds that are not closely related in structure. See isomorphism.
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