Designating or of the first meiotic division of a germ cell.
Webster's New World
Of a different type or form.
American Heritage Medicine
(botany) Literally "with a different type". In botanical nomenclature a heterotypic synonym (taxonomic synonym) is a synonym that comes into being when a taxon is reduced in status ("reduced to synonymy") and becomes part of a different taxon. The zoological equivalent is "subjective synonym".
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