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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.phenotypic - of or relating to or constituting a phenotype; "phenotypical profile"
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