- an organ or part having a structure similar to that of another organ or part; homologue.
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Homotype, hom′o-tīp, n. that which has the same fundamental type of structure with something else.
Homotype: is a specimen named by another than the author after comparison with the type.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
- A part or organ that has the same structure or function as another, especially to a corresponding one on the opposite side of the body.
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