Medical Dictionary

1type

noun \ˈtīp\

Medical 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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