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 (jĕn′ə-tīp′, jē′nə-)
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.
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Adj.1.genotypic - of or relating to or constituting a genotype; "genotypical pattern"
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Y is the vector of the observations; b is the vector of the effects of the block-local-year combinations (fixed effects) plus the overall average; g is the vector of the genotypic effects, g (assumed as random); ga is the vector of random effects of the genotype x year interaction; gl is the vector of random effects of the genotype x location interaction; gla is the vector of random effects of the triple interaction genotype x location x year; and e is the vector of errors (random).
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The highest estimates of genotypic and phenotypic coefficients of variability were recorded for number of fruits per plant while fruit width was the most heritable trait.
By examining inter-annual genotypic variation in Eel Pond, it is possible to determine whether this annual cycle of die-off and regrowth can result in a population bottleneck, or shift in genetic composition.
Genotypic analyses of the involved isolates could confirm the possible link between the human and animal Q fever cases.
According to the article, the derived iPSCs retained genotypic identity and were differentiated into cell types comprising all three germ layers in the body, including blood, heart, neural, and liver cells.