Definition of Neotype

1. Noun. (biology mineralogy) A new specimen used to replace a lost holotype ¹



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Definition of Neotype

1. a specimen of a species [n -S]

Medical Definition of Neotype

1. A specimen selected as type specimen subsequent to the original description in cases where the original holotype, or lectotype, or all paratypes, or all syntypes are lost or destroyed, or suppressed by the Commission. (09 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neotype

neoterists
neoterize
neothalamus
neothramycin
neotocite
neotoxin
neotoxins
neotraditional
neotraditional country
neotraditionalist
neotraditionally
neotribalism
neotropic
neotropical
neotropics
neotype (current term)
neotype culture
neotype strain
neotypes
neotyrosine
neoumbilicoplasty
neovascular
neovascular glaucoma
neovascularisation
neovascularization
neovascularizations
neovasculature
neovasculogenesis
neovessel
neovessels

Literary usage of Neotype

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"neotype: A nearly complete skull (No. 10838, Amer. Museum coll.). Type locality: Niobrara River near ... Same for neotype. Author's description (op. cit. ..."

2. Catalogue of the Type and Figured Specimens of Fossils, Minerals, Rocks, and by George Perkins Merrill, Charles Schuchert (1905)
"neotype.—Cossmann, in proposing this term, gave it also two meanings, ... on the basis of his second meaning, as follows: neotype for the specimen ..."

3. Bulletins of American Paleontology by Cornell University, Paleontological Research Institution (1895)
"Cossmann considered Dall's remarks as correct but chose P. dumosa as genotype (neotype). Finlay and Marwick (Geol. Survey New Zealand, Pal. Bull., No. ..."

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