Definition of Phenotype

1. Noun. What an organism looks like as a consequence of the interaction of its genotype and the environment.




Definition of Phenotype

1. Noun. (genetics) The appearance of an organism based on a multifactorial combination of genetic traits and environmental factors, especially used in pedigrees. ¹

2. Noun. (biology) Any observable characteristic of an organism, such as its morphological, developmental, biochemical or physiological properties, or its behavior. ¹

3. Verb. To evaluate or classify based on phenotype ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phenotype

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Medical Definition of Phenotype

1. The total characteristics displayed by an organism under a particular set of environmental factors, regardless of the actual genotype of the organism. Results from interaction between the genotype and the environment. (09 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phenotype

phenones
phenonium
phenoniums
phenoperidine
phenophosphazine
phenophosphazines
phenophosphazinine
phenophosphazinines
phenoplast
phenoplasts
phenose
phenothiazine
phenothiazine sulfoxidase
phenothiazines
phenothrin
phenotype (current term)
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phenoxaphosphine
phenoxaphosphines
phenoxaphosphinine
phenoxaphosphinines

Literary usage of Phenotype

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1. Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice: Proceedings of the by National Research Council Staff, ebrary, Inc, National Research Council, International Committee, Commission on Life Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (1999)
"Frequently there are unexpected interactions with downstream pathways whereby the genetic background can markedly influence the phenotype resulting from a ..."

2. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"In both sectored lines, meiotic recombination of the sectoring Ac to the opposite homolog caused the phenotype to switch between the green/yellow and the ..."

3. Anabolic Steroid Abuse by Geraline C. Lin (1996)
"THE ANDROGEN-INDUCED phenotype The phenotype is defined as the manifest characteristics ... In an attempt to explain the difference in the phenotype between ..."

4. Application of Rflp & Rapd Molecular Technologies to Plant Breeding: A ...edited by Andrew Kalinski edited by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"... hybridization pattern and virus-resistance phenotype were compared in of a collection of breeding lines and cultivars. ..."

5. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"Interestingly, the lung disease phenotype did not correlate with the "mild" or "severe" mutation status (The Cystic Fibrosis Genotype-phenotype Correlation, ..."

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