homeotypic

[ hoh-mee-uh-tip-ik ]
/ ˌhoʊ mi əˈtɪp ɪk /

adjective Cell Biology.

of or relating to the second division in meiosis.

Nearby words

  1. homeotherapy,
  2. homeotherm,
  3. homeothermal,
  4. homeothermic,
  5. homeotic genes,
  6. homeowner,
  7. homeowner's policy,
  8. homeowners' association,
  9. homeplace,
  10. homer

Also ho·me·o·typ·i·cal.

Compare heterotypic.

Origin of homeotypic

First recorded in 1885–90; homeo- + type + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for homeotypic

homeotypic

homeotypical, homoeotypic or homoeotypical

/ (ˌhəʊmɪəʊˈtɪpɪk) /

adjective

denoting or relating to the second nuclear division of meiosis, which resembles mitosisCompare heterotypic
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