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phe·no·type

 (fē′nə-tīp′)
n.
1.
a. The observable physical or biochemical characteristics of an organism, as determined by both genetic makeup and environmental influences.
b. The expression of a specific trait, such as stature or blood type, based on genetic and environmental influences.
2. An individual or group of organisms exhibiting a particular phenotype.

phe′no·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk), phe′no·typ′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
phe′no·typ′i·cal·ly adv.

phenotype

(ˈfiːnəʊˌtaɪp)
n
(Biology) the physical and biochemical characteristics of an organism as determined by the interaction of its genetic constitution and the environment. Compare genotype
phenotypic, ˌphenoˈtypical adj
ˌphenoˈtypically adv

phe•no•type

(ˈfi nəˌtaɪp)

n.
1. the observable constitution of an organism.
2. the appearance of an organism resulting from the interaction of the genotype and the environment. Compare genotype.
[< German Phänotypus (1909); see pheno-, -type]
phe`no•typ′ic (-ˈtɪp ɪk) phe`no•typ′i•cal, adj.
phe`no•typ′i•cal•ly, adv.

phe·no·type

(fē′nə-tīp′)
The physical appearance of an organism as distinguished from its genetic makeup. The phenotype of an organism depends on which genes are dominant and on the interaction between genes and environment. Compare genotype.

phenotype

The physical appearance of organism that results from the interaction between a genotype and the environment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phenotype - what an organism looks like as a consequence of the interaction of its genotype and the environment
physical composition, composition, make-up, makeup, constitution - the way in which someone or something is composed
Translations

phenotype

nPhänotyp(us) m

phenotype

[ˈfiːnəʊˌtaɪp] nfenotipo

phe·no·type

n. fenotipo, características visibles de un organismo como resultado de interacción entre el ambiente y los factores hereditarios.

phenotype

n fenotipo
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