BIOTYPIC

biotype

[bahy-uh-tahyp]
noun Genetics.
1.
a group of organisms having the same genotype.
2.
a distinguishing feature of the genotype.

Origin:
1905–10; bio- + -type

biotypic [bahy-uh-tip-ik] , adjective
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biotype (ˈbaɪəˌtaɪp)
 
n
Also called: microspecies a group of genetically identical plants within a species, produced by apomixis
 
biotypic
 
adj

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biotype bi·o·type (bī'ə-tīp')
n.
A population or group of individuals having the same genotype.


bi'o·typ'ic (-tĭp'ĭk) adj.
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biotype   (bī'ə-tīp')  Pronunciation Key 
A group of organisms having the same or nearly the same genotype, such as a particular strain of an insect species.
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