[ nee-uh-tahyp ]
/ ˈni əˌtaɪp /
a specimen selected to replace a holotype that has been lost or destroyed.
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British Dictionary definitions for neotype
/ (ˈniːəʊˌtaɪp) /
biology a specimen selected to replace a type specimen that has been lost or destroyed
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Medical definitions for neotype
[ nē′ə-tīp′ ]
A new specimen selected to replace a holotype that has been lost or destroyed.
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