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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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Of these, 424 hospitals had 25 or more hospitalizations for at least 2 years and were included in our phenotype analysis (with a total of 909,788 heart failure hospitalizations).
1]2-1 phenotype is associated to higher blood glucose levels and increased tendency to dyslipidemia and retinopatia.
In 1999, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Transfusion Medicine Resource Committee (TMRC) conducted a survey of policies and procedures for weak D phenotype testing and administration of Rh immune globulin in women with a weak D phenotype.
Hanania showed that this phenotype has more frequent acute exacerbations (Chest 2011;140:1107-8).
Identifying the phenotype patients exhibit may help determine which patients are more likely to benefit from existing medications while also providing an opportunity to create new targeted therapies.
Specifically, Afrocentric phenotype bias is explored to gain a better understand of how within-category, feature-based differences influence promotability evaluations.
Together, the BChE activity and the DN can be used to determine an individual's biochemical phenotype (Table 1).
One phenotype associated with idiopathic OAB is the type A young man who cannot relax.
The aim of this study was to investigate the acetylator phenotype of the healthy male subjects of Pakistani population.
AB blood group was quite rare and Rh positive was more common than Rh negative phenotype.
If there is not a diagnostic phenotype, the presence of two or more of the following major phenotypes may be considered diagnostic: flushing, telangiectasia, ocular manifestations, or papules and pustules.