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.

Nearby words

  1. heterotrich,
  2. heterotrichosis,
  3. heterotroph,
  4. heterotrophic,
  5. heterotropia,
  6. heterotypic cortex,
  7. heterotypical chromosome,
  8. heteroxanthine,
  9. heteroxenous,
  10. heteroxenous parasite

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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