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biotype

noun bio·type \-ˌtīp\

Definition of BIOTYPE

:  the organisms sharing a specified genotype; also :  the genotype shared or its distinguishing peculiarity
bio·typ·ic \ˌbī-ə-ˈti-pik\ adjective

Origin of BIOTYPE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1906

biotype

noun bio·type \-ˌtīp\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIOTYPE

:  the organisms sharing a specified genotype; also :  the genotype shared or its distinguishing peculiarity

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