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Definition of "homotypic" [ho•mo•typ•ic]

  • Literally "with the same type". In botanical nomenclature a homotypic synonym (or nomenclatural synonym) is a synonym that comes into being through a nomenclatural act (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "homotypic" in a sentence
  • "Right and left organs are homotypic, metameric organs are homodynamic; homonomy is the relation exemplified by fin-rays or fingers, which are arranged with reference to"
  • "Under the first comes the law of the existence of certain fundamentally distinct structural types, which are distinguished from one another by their ground-form, by the number of organ-systems, and by the number of homotypic organs they possess, but principally by the relative position of the organs to one another (principle of connections)."
  • "Antimeres (homotypic parts, _i. e._, halves or rays); (4) Metameres"