Medical Definition of wild type
: 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
Learn More about wild type
Dictionary: Definition of "wild type"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up wild type? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).