Definition of serovar in English:

serovar

noun

  • An antigenically distinct strain of a microorganism; = "serotype".

Origin

1970s. From sero- + -var, after cultivar. Compare pathovar.

Pronunciation

serovar

/ˈsɪərəvɑː//ˈsɛrə(ʊ)vɑː/