[ hoh-muh-tahyp, hom-uh- ]
/ ˈhoʊ məˌtaɪp, ˈhɒm ə- /
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an organ or part having a structure similar to that of another organ or part; homologue.
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Homotype: is a specimen named by another than the author after comparison with the type.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Homotype, hom′o-tīp, n. that which has the same fundamental type of structure with something else.
Medical definitions for homotype
[ hō′mə-tīp′, hŏm′ə- ]
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.
Other words from homotypeho′mo•typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) null adj.
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