welltyped

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type (tīp)
n.

  1. A number of people or things having in common traits or characteristics that distinguish them as a group or class.

  2. The general character or structure held in common by a number of people or things considered as a group or class.

  3. A person or thing having the features of a group or class.

  4. An example or a model having the ideal features of a group or class.

  5. A taxonomic group, especially a genus or species, chosen as the representative example in characterizing the larger taxonomic group to which it belongs.

  6. The specimen on which the original description and naming of a taxon is based.

v. typed, typ·ing, types
To determine the antigenic characteristics of a blood or tissue sample.
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