Used in numerous terms, nearly all scientific; denoting: equality, similarity, uniformity, or identity; the second element being properly and usually of Greek origin, rarely of Latin [the proper prefix in the latter case being equi-]. In biology, denoting for or from different individuals of the same species). For a large list of iso- opposites or antonyms, see aniso-.
A toxin from an individual that is toxic to other individuals of the same species; homeotoxin.
1. Possessing similar qualities in every direction.
2. Having equal refraction.
3. Having physical properties that do not vary with direction.
Characterized by or indicating the same forms of animal life: Isozoic characteristics were found in the animal life of the ocean.
isozooid (s) (noun)
, isozooids (pl)
An individual of a compound or “colonial” animal organism, not differentiated from the rest: An isozooid resembles its parent, whereas an "allozooid" differs from the parent.
Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving word units dealing with "equal, identical, same, similar":