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- adj. 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
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Same as homotypal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of a homotype; of the same type; symmetrical with or corresponding to something else on the opposite part of the same axis. Thus, the right hand is homotypic of the left; the right and left eyes are homotypic.
- In cytology, relating to the second nuclear division after mitapsis: so called because it is very similar to ordinary mitosis.
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