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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.
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Adj.1.phenotypical - of or relating to or constituting a phenotype; "phenotypical profile"
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And Xenogenesis contributes to such an effort when Akin's Oankali father Dichaan explains to his construct son, via the Oankali method of direct neural contact, that the phenotypical differences of hair texture and skin colour between Akin's human parents, Asian Joseph and African-American Lilith, is a product of geography and culture:
By comparison, in the politics of Nigeria, one wonders if similar analyses could be applied to the Fulanis (with their somewhat distinctive phenotypical characteristics) of Northern Nigeria and other West African countries vis a vis other nationalities based on historicity.
In a wider perspective however, the adaptative power of the genotype and its corresponding phenotypical manifestation is wholly dependent on the "infinite" parameters that constitute the eco-logical-system that sustains its existence; the evolution of species is thus wholly dependent of the evolution of the eco-system.
If slavery was wrong and oppression to be decried, the injustices were represented as heightened when imposed on Black people who had none of the phenotypical markings identifying one as of African descent.
1989), who mention that the differences in the reproductive cycle among various populations seem to result from phenotypical responses to variations in environmental conditions, mainly food availability and temperature.
racialised phenotypology: de Menezes' phenotypical features--his olive skin, his black hair and bushy eyebrows--are transmuted into the stereotypical signifiers of the Orientalist figure of the terrorist: a Brazilian thereby morphs, fatally, into an Asian.
The syndrome, which is characterized by sebaceous lesions and visceral malignancies, is considered a phenotypical variant of hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.
Photographs, therefore, reproduced phenotypical Indians wearing Indian garb while preparing to vanish.
Students consistently described changes in phenotypical (observable changes) in plant life or depth of snow cover, when explaining their drawings; Mary rarely asked questions about any science concept or content connection.
This specimen has the phenotypical characteristics found in population of southern Central America (Costa Rica and Panama), even though it has a brighter color and the dark spots over the top of head are barely seen.
However, there is another, more obvious testament to my heritage--the mixing of Indigenous, African, and European blood, which resulted in various phenotypical differences among my family members.