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ecotype (ˈiːkəˌtaɪp Pronunciation for ecotype ; ˈɛkə-) 



  1. (ecology) a group of organisms within a species that is adapted to particular environmental conditions and therefore exhibits behavioural, structural, or physiological differences from other members of the species

Derived Forms

ecotypic (ˌiːkəˈtɪpɪk Pronunciation for ecotypic ; ˌɛkə-)  adjective
ˌecoˈtypically adverb


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