phenotype
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈfiːnə(ʊ)ˌtaɪp/
Noun

phenotype (plural phenotypes)

  1. (genetics, evolutionary theory) The appearance of an organism based on a multifactorial combination of genetic traits and environmental factors, especially used in pedigrees.
  2. (genetics, evolutionary theory) Any observable characteristic of an organism, such as its morphological, developmental, biochemical or physiological properties, or its behavior.
Translations Verb

phenotype (phenotypes, present participle phenotyping; past and past participle phenotyped)

  1. To evaluate or classify based on phenotype
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