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[hoh-muh-tahyp, hom-uh-] /ˈhoʊ məˌtaɪp, ˈhɒm ə-/

noun, Biology.
an organ or part having a structure similar to that of another organ or part; homologue.

homotype ho·mo·type (hō’mə-tīp’, hŏm’ə-)
A part or organ that has the same structure or function as another, especially to a corresponding one on the opposite side of the body.
ho’mo·typ’ic (-tĭp’ĭk) or ho’mo·typ’i·cal adj.


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