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wild type

noun

Definition of wild type

  1. :  a phenotype, genotype, or gene that predominates in a natural population of organisms or strain of organisms in contrast to that of natural or laboratory mutant forms; also :  an organism or strain displaying the wild type

wild–type

adjective


1914

First Known Use of wild type

1914

Rhymes with wild type

bagpipe, blowpipe, cold type, downpipe, drainpipe, flue pipe, half-pipe, hornpipe, hosepipe, lead-pipe, light pipe, n-type, pitch pipe, p-type, panpipe, pinstripe, rareripe, reed pipe, rock tripe, sideswipe, soil pipe, standpipe, stovepipe, tailpipe, tintype, touch-type, unripe, windpipe


Medical Dictionary

wild type

noun

Medical Definition of wild type

  1. :  a phenotype, genotype, or gene that predominates in a natural population of organisms or strain of organisms in contrast to that of natural or laboratory mutant forms; also :  an organism or strain displaying the wild type

wild–type

adjective



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