Ecotype definition

ēkə-tīp, ĕkə-
A genetically distinct population of plants, animals, or other organisms that is found in a particular habitat.
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A group, or race, within a species, having unique physical characteristics genetically adapted to particular environmental conditions.
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A genetically distinct population of plants, animals, or other organisms that is found in a particular habitat.
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(ecology) A group of organisms, normally a subdivision of a species, that is adapted to a specific environment.
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A subdivision of an ecospecies, comparable to a subspecies or geographic race and consisting of an isolated population selectively adapted to a particular set of environmental conditions.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
ecotype
Plural:
ecotypes

Origin of ecotype

  • From eco- +‎ type.

    From Wiktionary