homotypy definition

  • noun:
    • serial homology
    • a phrase recommended by Haeckel becoming in the place of serial homology. See homotype.
    • In biology: Serial homology; the architectural correlation or correspondence between any two segments associated with human body. For this reason— That variety of general homology which might be observed between components or organs that are symmetrical, or fellows of each various other, since correct and kept; the homology of reversed repetition of parts on opposing halves or across confirmed axis.

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