Definition of heterotypic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhedərōˈtipik/

Entry from US English dictionary


1Different in form, arrangement, or type.
1.1 Biology Relating to the first of the two nuclear divisions of meiosis.
Example sentences
  • This conclusion is based on the results of the many measurements described in this study, which include both homotypic and heterotypic interactions with several different fragments.
  • This is consistent with the notion of heterotypic continuity, whereby the symptomatic expression of an underlying, temporally stable pathology differs over the course of development.
  • These domains are thought to be involved in homotypic or heterotypic interactions among the septins themselves or in interactions between the septins and other proteins.
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