Associations to the word «Phenotype»

Wiktionary

PHENOTYPE, noun. (genetics) The appearance of an organism based on a multifactorial combination of genetic traits and environmental factors, especially used in pedigrees.
PHENOTYPE, noun. (biology) Any observable characteristic of an organism, such as its morphological, developmental, biochemical or physiological properties, or its behavior.
PHENOTYPE, verb. To evaluate or classify based on phenotype

Dictionary definition

PHENOTYPE, noun. What an organism looks like as a consequence of the interaction of its genotype and the environment.

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne