- Prefix meaning equal, like.
- In chemistry, prefix indicating “isomer of” (isomerism), isocyanate vs. cyanate.
- In immunology, prefix designating sameness with respect to species; in recent years, the meaning has shifted to sameness with respect to the genetic constitution of individuals.
[G. isos, equal]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.