Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That which has the same fundamental type of structure with something else.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That which has the same fundamental type of structure with something else; thus, the right arm is the homotype of the right leg; one arm is the homotype of the other, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In biology: That which is constructed on the same plan or type, as metameres of the body; that which exhibits serial homology. See homology. Hence— An organ or part of an organ symmetrical with or equivalent to another organ or part of an organ on the opposite side of the body; an antitypical, correlative, or reversed repetition of a part across a given axis.
  • n. Same as homœotype.

Etymologies

homo- + -type (Wiktionary)

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