Definition of Genotype

1. Noun. A group of organisms sharing a specific genetic constitution.

Generic synonyms: Biological Group
Specialized synonyms: Biotype
Derivative terms: Genotypic, Genotypical



2. Noun. The particular alleles at specified loci present in an organism.

Definition of Genotype

1. Noun. (genetics) The combination of alleles, situated on corresponding chromosomes, that determines a specific trait of an individual, such as "Aa" or "aa". ¹

2. Noun. A group of organisms having the same genetic constitution. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To determine the genotype of. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Genotype

1. the genetic constitution of an organism [n -S]

Medical Definition of Genotype

1. 1. The genetic constitution of an organism or cell, as distinct from its expressed features or phenotype. 2. The genetic constitution of an individual or taxon. Not to be confused with type species of a genus for which it is sometimes erroneously used. Compare: Phenotype. (09 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genotype

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Literary usage of Genotype

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1. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"(69,70) observed the effect of the GSTM1 genotype on SCE frequency in nonsmokers; SCE frequency was higher in subjects of both sexes lacking this gene. ..."

2. Statistics in Molecular Biology and Genetics: Selected Proceedings of a 1997 by Françoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch (1999)
"Suppose that the progeny with QTL genotype HL have mean phenotype ////, and that progeny with QTL genotype LL have mean phenotype /UL, so the QTL has effect ..."

3. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1900)
"... has genotype T. australi», and must be preferred to ... A in ¡¡li i urn, restricted and diagnosed, with genotype A. ..."

4. Genes, Behavior, and the Social Environment: Moving Beyond the Nature by Lyla M. Hernandez, Dan G. Blazer (2006)
"... A: genotype The genotype increases expression of the risk factor Social or behavioral risk factor MODEL B: -» Disease genotype The genotype exacerbates ..."

5. A Monograph of the Ammonites of the "Inferior Oolite Series,": (Stages by Sydney Savory Buckman (1907)
"This type-species of the genus—the genotype—then becomes a kind of fixed point in the genetic line. The species leading up to the genotype —in a ..."

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