A biovar is a variant prokaryotic strain that differs physiologically or biochemically from other strains in a particular species.[1][2] Morphovars (or morphotypes) are those strains that differ morphologically. Serovars (or serotypes) are those strains that have antigenic properties that differ from other strains.

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  1. "Biovar - definition of biovar by Medical dictionary". Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  2. "Biovar - Define Biovar at". Retrieved 10 November 2016.

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