biotype

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noun bio·type \-ˌtīp\

Definition of biotype

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

biotypic

play \ˌbī-ə-ˈti-pik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of biotype

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1906


Medical Dictionary

biotype

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noun bio·type \-ˌtīp\

Medical Definition of biotype

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


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