[het-er-uh-tip-ik] /ˌhɛt ər əˈtɪp ɪk/

adjective, Biology.
of or relating to the first or reductional division in meiosis.
denoting or relating to the first nuclear division of meiosis, in which the chromosome number is halved Compare homeotypic

heterotypic het·er·o·typ·ic (hět’ə-rō-tĭp’ĭk) or het·er·o·typ·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
Of a different or unusual type or form.


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