heterotypic

adjective
het·​ero·​typ·​ic | \ ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈti-pik How to pronounce heterotypic (audio) \

Definition of heterotypic

: different in kind, arrangement, or form

First Known Use of heterotypic

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Heterotypic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heterotypic. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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heterotypic

adjective
het·​ero·​typ·​ic | \ ˌhet-ə-rō-ˈtip-ik How to pronounce heterotypic (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterotypic

1 : of or being the reduction division of meiosis as contrasted with typical mitotic division — compare homotypic sense 2
2 : different in kind, arrangement, or form heterotypic aggregations of cells

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