lysotype


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type

 [tīp]
the general or prevailing character of any particular case, such as of a disease, person, or substance.
type A a behavior pattern characterized by excessive competitiveness and aggressiveness. See type A behavior.
asthenic type a constitutional type marked by a slender body, long neck, long, flat chest and abdomen, and poor muscular development.
athletic type a constitutional type marked by broad shoulders, deep chest, flat abdomen, thick neck, and good muscular development.
blood type
2. the phenotype of an individual with respect to a blood group system.
body type (constitutional type) a constellation of traits related to body build.
phage type a subgroup of a bacterial species susceptible to a particular bacteriophage and demonstrated by phage typing. Called also lysotype and phagotype.
pyknic type a constitutional type marked by rounded body, large chest, thick shoulders, broad head, and short neck.

ly·so·type

(li'so-tīp),
A type within a bacterial species determined by its reaction to specific phages.
[lyso + type]

lysotype

[lī′sətīp]
a bacterial species type determined by its reaction to certain phages.

ly·so·type

(lī'sō-tīp)
A type within a bacterial species determined by its reaction to specific phages.

lysotype

phage type.