heterotypic

adjective het·ero·typ·ic \ ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈti-pik \

Definition of heterotypic

: different in kind, arrangement, or form

First Known Use of heterotypic

1876

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heterotypic

adjective het·ero·typ·ic \ ˌhet-ə-rō-ˈtip-ik \

medical Definition of heterotypic

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

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