of or relating to the first or reductional division in meiosis.
- Also het·er·o·typ·i·cal .
- Compare homeotypic.
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British Dictionary definitions for heterotypic
denoting or relating to the first nuclear division of meiosis, in which the chromosome number is halved: Compare homeotypic
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