from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A group of organisms having the same genotype.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a group of organisms sharing the same genotype.
  • noun the genotype shared by a biotype{1}.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun genetics a group of organisms having the same specific genotype

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun organisms sharing a specified genotype or the genotype (or peculiarities) so shared


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