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bi·o·var

(bī'ō-var),
A group (infrasubspecific) of bacterial strains distinguishable from other strains of the same species on the basis of physiologic characters. Formerly called biotype.
[bio- + variant]

bi·o·var

(bī'ō-vahr)
A group of bacterialstrains distinguishable from other strains of the same species on the basis of physiologic characters.
[bio- + variant]

biovar

(bi'o-var) [ biological variation]
In microbiology, a term for variants within a species. These are usually distinguished by certain biochemical or physiological characteristics.
See: morphovar; serovar

biovar

a group of strains of a species of microorganisms having differentiable biochemical or physiological characteristics.
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