actually "with the exact same type". In botanical nomenclature a homotypic synonym (or nomenclatural synonym) is a synonym that comes into becoming through a nomenclatural act
just like homotypal.
Pertaining to or regarding the nature of a homotype; of the identical type; shaped with or corresponding to another thing from the opposite an element of the same axis. Therefore, the right hand is homotypic regarding the left; the right and left eyes tend to be homotypic.
In cytology, regarding the second nuclear unit after mitapsis: so-called because it is nearly the same as ordinary mitosis.