homotype

noun
ho·​mo·​type | \ ˈhō-mə-ˌtīp How to pronounce homotype (audio) , ˈhäm-ə- How to pronounce homotype (audio) \

Medical Definition of homotype

: a part or organ of the same fundamental structure as another one arm is the homotype of the other the right arm is the homotype of the right leg

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“Homotype.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/homotype. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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