phagotype


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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.

phag·o·type

(fag'ō-tīp),
In microbiology, a subdivision of a species distinguished from other strains therein by sensitivity to a certain bacteriophage or set of bacteriophages.
[phago- + G. typos, type]

phagotype

/phago·type/ (-tīp) phage type; see under type.

phag·o·type

(fag'ō-tīp)
microbiology A subdivision of a species distinguished from other strains therein by sensitivity to a certain bacteriophage or set of bacteriophages.
[phago- + G. typos, type]

phagotype

phage type.