heterotypic

heterotypic

[het-er-uh-tip-ik]
adjective Biology.
of or pertaining to the first or reductional division in meiosis.
Also, heterotypical.
Compare homeotypic.


Origin:
1885–90; hetero- + -typic

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heterotypic or heterotypical (ˌhɛtərəʊˈtɪpɪk)
 
adj
Compare homeotypic denoting or relating to the first nuclear division of meiosis, in which the chromosome number is halved
 
heterotypical or heterotypical
 
adj

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heterotypic het·er·o·typ·ic (hět'ə-rō-tĭp'ĭk) or het·er·o·typ·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of a different or unusual type or form.

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