genotypical

genotype

[jen-uh-tahyp, jee-nuh-]
noun Genetics.
1.
the genetic makeup of an organism or group of organisms with reference to a single trait, set of traits, or an entire complex of traits.
2.
the sum total of genes transmitted from parent to offspring.
Compare phenotype.


Origin:
< German Genotypus (1909); see gene, -o-, -type

genotypic [jen-uh-tip-ik, jee-nuh-] , genotypical, adjective
genotypically, adverb
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genotype (ˈdʒɛnəʊˌtaɪp)
 
n
1.  the genetic constitution of an organism
2.  a group of organisms with the same genetic constitution
 
genotypic
 
adj
 
geno'typical
 
adj
 
geno'typically
 
adv
 
genotypicity
 
n

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genotype
"genetic constitution of an individual, 1910, from Ger. genotypus (1909); see from gene + type. Earlier the same word was used with a sense of "type species of a genus" (1897); in this case, the first element is from genus.
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genotype gen·o·type (jěn'ə-tīp', jē'nə-)
n.

  1. The genetic constitution of an organism or a group of organisms.

  2. A group or class of organisms having the same genetic constitution.


gen'o·typ'i·cal (-tĭp'ĭ-kəl) adj.
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genotype   (jěn'ə-tīp', jē'nə-tīp')  Pronunciation Key 
The genetic makeup of an organism as distinguished from its physical characteristics. Compare phenotype.
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genotype definition


A combination of alleles situated on corresponding chromosomes that determines a specific trait.

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