Meaning of HOMOMORPHISM in English

— homomorphous , adj.

/hoh'meuh mawr"fiz euhm, hom'euh-/ , n.

1. Biol. correspondence in form or external appearance but not in type of structure or origin.

2. Bot. possession of perfect flowers of only one kind.

3. Zool. resemblance between the young and the adult.

4. Math. an into map between two sets that preserves relations between elements.

Also, homomorphy .

[ 1865-70; HOMO- + -MORPH + -ISM ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .