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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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biotype

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

bi′o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.
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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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

bi·o·type

(bī'ō-tīp)
A population or group of individuals composed of the same genotype.
[bio- + G. typos, model]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

biotype

a group of individuals that are genetically identical, forming a physiologically distinct race within a species.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Biotype

A variant strain of a bacterial species with distinctive physiological characteristics.
Mentioned in: Cholera
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The study provides new genotypic, phenotypic, and biotypic information of recently described species of Vibrio.
It could have originated from a local adaptation to deployed resistance sources or an introduction from areas of the world where greater biotypic diversity of RWA is well documented.
(1992) examined biotypic variation of the RWA by testing various isolates of the insect on resistant accessions of wheat, barley and triticale.