isochore

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From iso- +‎ Ancient Greek χώρα (khōra, place).

Noun[edit]

isochore (plural isochores)

  1. (physics) A line drawn on a pressure / volume / temperature graph through all points having the same value of the volume
  2. (geology) A contour showing points of equal vertical thickness of strata; equal to an isopach if strata are horizontal
  3. (genetics) A sequence of DNA that has a reasonably constant proportion of pairs of guanine and cytosine bases, and is rich in genes

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