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biotype

 [bi´o-tīp]
1. a group of individuals having the same genotype.
2. any of a number of strains of a species of microorganisms having differentiable physiologic characteristics.

bi·o·type

(bī'ō-tīp),
1. A population or group of individuals composed of the same genotype.
2. In bacteriology, former name for biovar, referring to a variant strain of bacteria.
[bio- + G. typos, model]

biotype

/bio·type/ (bi´o-tīp)
1. a group of individuals having the same genotype.
2. any of a number of strains of a species of microorganisms having differentiable physiologic characteristics.

biotype

(bī′ə-tīp′)
n.
A group of organisms having the same genotype.

bi′o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.

biotype

Ecology
A physiologic or anatomic characteristic of an organism living in a specific type of environment, distinct from the same species of organism adapted to a different environment.
 
Genetics
(1) A population where all individuals are genetically identical.
(2) The DNA profile of an organism which is defined by its spectrum of biochemical activities, including the enzymes it produces, based on its reactions with various substrates.

bi·o·type

(bī'ō-tīp)
A population or group of individuals composed of the same genotype.
[bio- + G. typos, model]

biotype

a group of individuals that are genetically identical, forming a physiologically distinct race within a species.

Biotype

A variant strain of a bacterial species with distinctive physiological characteristics.
Mentioned in: Cholera

biotype

a group of individuals having the same genotype. Breeds of animals are obvious biotypes. See also biovar.
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Biotype determination in Spanish populations of Bemisatabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae).
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Scientists have documented various advantages that made the sapiens biotype more adaptable.
Distinct biotypes of the same species were found for Bacillus cereus and Flavobacterium indologenes, as well as for Bacillus sp.
Carcass and meat cuts quality of four steer biotypes in Corrientes, Argentina.
The current scenario of the distribution in the world, of the atypical El Tor strains causing cholera epidemics, reveals that distinct pathogenic strains harbouring a combination of biotype traits, that can be genes coding for both virulence and ecological fitness, are likely to be successful as important public health threats.
All isolates from local and invasive infections were identified as biotype gravis, except for the isolate from patient Loc-05, which was identified as biotype mitis.
cholerae strains regardless of their serogroups and biotypes.
Genetic diversity of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) populations and presence of the B biotype and a non-B biotype that can induce silverleaf symptoms in squash, in Uganda.