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gen·o·type

 (jĕn′ə-tīp′, jē′nə-)
n.
1. The genetic makeup, as distinguished from the physical appearance, of an organism or a group of organisms.
2. The combination of alleles located on homologous chromosomes that determines a specific characteristic or trait.
3. A specific combination of alleles at one or more loci on a chromosome.

[Greek genos, race; see genə- in Indo-European roots + Latin typus, type; see type.]

gen′o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk), gen′o·typ′i·cal adj.
gen′o·typ′i·cal·ly adv.

genotype

(ˈdʒɛnəʊˌtaɪp)
n
1. (Genetics) the genetic constitution of an organism
2. (Genetics) a group of organisms with the same genetic constitution
genotypic, ˌgenoˈtypical adj
ˌgenoˈtypically adv
genotypicity n

gen•o•type

(ˈdʒɛn əˌtaɪp, ˈdʒi nə-)

n.
1. the genetic makeup of an organism or group of organisms with reference to a single trait or set of traits.
2. the sum total of genes transmitted from parent to offspring. Compare phenotype.
[< German Genotypus (1909); see gene, -o-, -type]
gen`o•typ′ic (-ˈtɪp ɪk) gen`o•typ′i•cal, adj.

gen·o·type

(jĕn′ə-tīp′, jē′nə-tīp′)
The genetic makeup of an organism as distinguished from its physical characteristics. Compare phenotype.

genotype

The genetic makeup of an organism.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genotype - a group of organisms sharing a specific genetic constitution
biological group - a group of plants or animals
biotype - organisms sharing a specified genotype or the genotype (or peculiarities) so shared
2.genotype - the particular alleles at specified loci present in an organism
physical composition, composition, make-up, makeup, constitution - the way in which someone or something is composed
Translations
genotyp
genotype
perimä

genotype

[ˈdʒenəʊtaɪp] Ngenotipo m

genotype

nGenotyp(us) m, → Erbgut nt

genotype

[ˈdʒɛnəʊˈtaɪp] ngenotipo

gen·o·type

n. genotipo, constitución genética de un organismo.

genotype

n genotipo
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