Definition of Homotype

1. 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.



Definition of Homotype

1. Noun. (biology) That which has the same fundamental type of structure with something else. ¹

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Definition of Homotype

1. something with the same basic structure as another [n -S]

Medical Definition of Homotype

1. 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. Origin: Homo- + -type. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homotype

homotoping
homotopy
homotransplant
homotransplantation
homotransplants
homotrimer
homotrimeric
homotrimers
homotropic
homotropic effect
homotropic enzyme
homotropism
homotropous
homotropy
homotypal
homotype (current term)
homotypes
homotypic
homotypic cortex
homotypical
homotypy
homousious
homovalent
homovanillic acid
homovanillic acid test
homozeotrope
homozoic
homozygoses

Literary usage of Homotype

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1. On the Archetype and Homologies of the Vertebrate Skeleton by Richard Owen (1848)
"p, ' pisiforme ' is the homotype of cl', fulcral part of 'calcaneum.' t, ' trapezium ' do. of ci, inner cuneiform. z. ..."

2. A Monograph of the Fossil Reptilia of the Liassic Formations by Richard Owen, Palaeontographical Society (Great Britain) (1881)
"The bone (c/) which I have called " calcaneum" is the homotype of the cuneiforme in the carpus, which it resembles in size and shape; it articulates chiefly ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"The clavicle has by some been regarded as the homotype of the pubis ; but in all probability the pubis is homologous with the ..."

4. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"The pertinacity with which the idea of the patella being the homotype of the olecranon is maintained, depends in a great degree upon the error of supposing ..."

5. The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: A (1907)
"The clavicle has by some been regarded as the homotype of the pubis ; but in all probability the pubis is homologous with the ..."

6. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"The pertinacity with which the idea of the patella being the homotype of the olecranon is maintained, depends in a great degree upon the error of supposing ..."

7. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1905)
"[We have added the term homotype to those proposed by Mr. Oldfield Thomas (Pr. Z. Soc. ... A homotype, to have its full value, should always bear on its ..."

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