heterotypic

[ het-er-uh-tip-ik ]
/ ˌhɛt ər əˈtɪp ɪk /
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adjective Cell Biology.

of or relating to the first or reductional division in meiosis.
Also het·er·o·typ·i·cal.
Compare homeotypic.

Origin of heterotypic

First recorded in 1885–90; hetero- + type + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for heterotypic

heterotypic

heterotypical

/ (ˌhɛtərəʊˈtɪpɪk) /

adjective

denoting or relating to the first nuclear division of meiosis, in which the chromosome number is halvedCompare homeotypic

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Medicine definitions for heterotypic

heterotypic

[ hĕt′ə-rō-tĭpĭk ]

adj.

Of a different or unusual type or form.

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