a group of organisms having the same genotype.
a distinguishing feature of the genotype.
- bi·o·typ·ic [bahy-uh-tip-ik], /ˌbaɪ əˈtɪp ɪk/, adjective
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How to use biotype in a sentence
Plants, such as Palissota, were also living in this very original biotype.The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches | Louis M. Roth
British Dictionary definitions for biotype
a group of genetically identical plants within a species, produced by apomixis: Also called: microspecies
- biotypic (ˌbaɪəˈtɪpɪk), adjective
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Scientific definitions for biotype
A group of organisms having the same or nearly the same genotype, such as a particular strain of an insect species.
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