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[hoh-muh-tahyp, hom-uh-] /ˈhoʊ məˌtaɪp, ˈhɒm ə-/
noun, Biology
an organ or part having a structure similar to that of another organ or part; homologue.
Origin of homotype
1830-40; homo- + type Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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homotype ho·mo·type (hō'mə-tīp', hŏm'ə-)
A part or organ that has the same structure or function as another, especially to a corresponding one on the opposite side of the body.

ho'mo·typ'ic (-tĭp'ĭk) or ho'mo·typ'i·cal adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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