lectotype

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lec·to·type

 (lĕk′tə-tīp′)
n.
A biological specimen or other element that is selected as the type specimen when a holotype was not originally designated.

[From Greek lektos, chosen (from legein, to choose; see leg- in Indo-European roots) + type.]

lec′to·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.

lectotype

(ˈlɛktəˌtaɪp)
n
(Biology) biology a specimen designated as the type specimen for a particular species
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