Definition of Biotype

1. Noun. Organisms sharing a specified genotype or the genotype (or peculiarities) so shared.

Generic synonyms: Genotype
Derivative terms: Biotypic



Definition of Biotype

1. Noun. (genetics) a group of organisms having the same specific genotype ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Biotype

1. a group of genetically similar organisms [n -S] : BIOTYPIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Biotype

1. 1. A population where all individuals are genetically identical. 2. A particular physiological or anatomical characteristic of an organism adapted to and living in a specific type of environment, distinctive from the same species of the organism adapted to a different type of environment. (19 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biotype

biotransformational
biotransformations
biotrauma
biotraumatic
biotron
biotrons
biotroph
biotrophic
biotrophs
biotrophy
biotropism
bioturbated
bioturbation
bioturbations
bioturbed
biotype (current term)
biotypes
biotypic
biotypology
bioultrasonics
biounavailable
biovar
biovars
biovisualization
biovular
biowarfare
bioweapon
bioweaponry
bioweapons
biozonal

Literary usage of Biotype

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1. The Mechanism of Evolution in Leptinotarsa by William Lawrence Tower, Joseph Kumler Breitenbeecher (1918)
"The other pairs gave biotype 4 and biotype 3 (not shown). Three matings of biotype 4 (DEa) gave results like similar matings in F,. The biotype 8 extreme ..."

2. U. S. Dual-Use Exports to Iraq and Their Impact on the Health of the Persian by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"Brucella melitensis biotype 3 (ATCC 23458) Batch* 01-29-68 (2 each) Class ffl pathogen 23. Clostridium botulinum Type A (ATCC 25763) Batch* ..."

3. Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series (1918)
"Thus, there is a biotype in which the tremors are absent, but mental deterioration present; a biotype in which the tremors are not accompanied by mental ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"Very striking is the tendency to produce a real biotype of the imbecile class, because imbeciles tend to segregate themselves and to intermarry. ..."

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