type

18 ENTRIES FOUND:

1type

noun \ˈtīp\

Definition of TYPE

1
: a lower taxonomic category selected as a standard of reference for a higher category; also : a specimen or series of specimens on which a taxonomic species or subspecies is actually based
2
: the morphological, physiological, or ecological characters by which relationship between organisms may be recognized
3
: a particular kind, class, or group <cell types>; specifically : a group distinguishable on physiological or serological bases <salmonella types>

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