Definition of Wild type

1. Noun. (biology) The typical form of an organism, strain, gene or characteristic as it occurs in nature ¹

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Medical Definition of Wild type

1. The naturally-occuring, normal, non-mutated version of a gene. The original parent strain of a virus, bacteria, fruit fly, mouse, or other laboratory test organism. Often refers to how organisms are found naturally, in the wild, before mutations were induced by researchers. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Wild Type

wild service tree
wild sheep
wild snapdragon
wild spinach
wild spurge
wild strain
wild strawberries
wild strawberry
wild sweet pea
wild sweet potato vine
wild tamarind
wild teasel
wild thyme
wild tobacco
wild turkeys
wild type (current term)
wild types
wild vanilla
wild water lemon
wild wheat
wild wilkworm
wild winterpea
wild yam
wild yeast
wild yellow lily

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