biotype

noun
bio·​type | \ ˈbī-ō-ˌtīp How to pronounce biotype (audio) \

Definition of biotype

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

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Other Words from biotype

biotypic \ ˌbī-​ə-​ˈti-​pik How to pronounce biotype (audio) \ adjective

Examples of biotype in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Others may have a biotype of negative bias, which is a tendency to look at the future in dark terms, as though everything is going to go wrong. Marianne Schnall, Forbes, 26 May 2021

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First Known Use of biotype

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for biotype

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The first known use of biotype was in 1906

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“Biotype.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biotype. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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biotype

noun
bio·​type | \ -ˌtīp How to pronounce biotype (audio) \

Medical Definition of biotype

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

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