Definition of Homotypy

1. n. A term suggested by Haeckel to be instead of serial homology. See Homotype.



Definition of Homotypy

1. Noun. (biology dated) serial homology ¹

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Definition of Homotypy

1. the relation of homotypes [n HOMOTYPIES]

Medical Definition of Homotypy

1. A term suggested by Haeckel to be instead of serial homology. See Homotype. See: Homotype. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homotypy

homotrimer
homotrimeric
homotrimers
homotropic
homotropic effect
homotropic enzyme
homotropism
homotropous
homotropy
homotypal
homotype
homotypes
homotypic
homotypic cortex
homotypical
homotypy (current term)
homousious
homovalent
homovanillic acid
homovanillic acid test
homozeotrope
homozoic
homozygoses
homozygosis
homozygosities
homozygosity
homozygote
homozygotes

Literary usage of Homotypy

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... for example, right and left limbs (lateral homology, homotypy) and between parts repeated in any other relations, for example, the fingers of one hand, ..."

2. Elements of Comparative Anatomy by Carl Gegenbaur (1878)
"1) homotypy has reference to organs which are fellows to one another, ... They are often so changed that their homotypy cannot be recognised, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"... homotypy) and between parts repeated in any other relations, for example, the fingers of one hand, upper and lower teeth, etc., (vertical homology, ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"... the usages of other authors, as follows : I. HOMOLOGY, GENERAL : as of vertebra? and limbs. 1. homotypy : as of opposite limbs, eyes, kidneys, etc. 2. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1903)
"Serial homology or homotypy, the relation of segmentally arranged parts of the same organism. " In the instance of serial homology .... the femur, ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Here, too, would bo considered "radial," -"vertical," "lateral" homology, " homotypy of ..."

7. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"... no reference has been imagined to phylogenetic considerations, and if serious objection be taken to its use, we have only to replace it by " homotypy. ..."

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