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syntype

[ sin-tahyp ]
/ ˈsɪnˌtaɪp /
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noun Biology.
a type specimen other than the holotype used in the description of a species.
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Origin of syntype

First recorded in 1905–10; syn- + type

OTHER WORDS FROM syntype

syn·typ·ic [sin-tip-ik], /sɪnˈtɪp ɪk/, adjective
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