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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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