morphotype

morphotype

 [mor´fo-tīp]
a group of bacterial strains within a single species that are distinguishable from other such strains because of morphological characteristics that may or may not indicate differing serological states.

mor·pho·type

(mōr'fō-tīp),
An infrasubspecific group of bacterial strains distinguishable from other strains of the same species on the basis of morphologic characters that may or may not be associated with a change in serologic state.
[morpho- + G. typos, stamp, model]
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There is also another morphotype of the scales of this species.
The capture of large gravid Cisco swimming into Follensby Pond from its outlet stream presents intriguing evidence of a unique Cisco morphotype entering a small inland lake to spawn, therefore suggesting two possible scenarios.
Observations of a distinctive morphotype of killer whale (Orcinus orca), type D, from subantarctic waters.
2) Olsson et al referred it as periodontal morphotype.
5 mm, and shows sensillar equipment comparable in both morphotype and distribution to that of the medial flagellum.
There was a relationship between the presence of two mandibular appendages of extant female morphotype of Hexapus and the ostiolar conformation of the five hosting fig species studied.
Both geotextile blanket (GB) and bamboo (BB) substrates increased frequency of the Cinnamon Claw morphotype, accelerated the appearance of Green Claw 1 and 2 morphotypes, and decreased the frequency of the Translucent Claw morphotype at the 5'h mo.
2b); these hamsters were classified as stavropolicus morphotype (the name is based on "subspecies" C.
Here, we present a description of an eyeless morphotype of the southern stingray based on six specimens caught by the coastal small-scale fishery of the southern Gulf of Mexico, collected during sampling surveys at the San Pedro and Chiltepec ports in Tabasco, Mexico (Fig.
Spiegel noted an inverse relationship between the quantity of the Lactobacillus morphotype and the Gardnerella morphotype on the Gram stain.