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Meaning of GENOTYPE

Pronunciation:  'jenu`tIp

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the particular alleles at specified loci present in an organism
  2. [n]  a group of organisms sharing a specific genetic constitution

GENOTYPE is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: genetic constitution
 See Also: biological group, biotype, composition, constitution, makeup



Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The genetic constitution of an organism. Compare phenotype.
  1. The structure of DNA that determines the expression of a trait. See Phenotype
  2. The genetic constitution of an organism, as distinguished from its physical appearance (its phenotype).
  3. the genetic constitution of an individual.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: allele, antetype, anticodon, antitype, archetype, biotype, branch, class, classic example, codon, criterion, deoxyribonucleic acid, DNA, DNA double helix, epitome, family, fugleman, fugler, gene, gene complex, gene flow, gene pool, genetic drift, genus, hereditary character, heredity, imitatee, kingdom, lead, messenger RNA, mirror, model, mRNA, nucleotide, operator gene, operon, order, original, paradigm, pattern, phylum, precedent, prototype, regulator gene, representative, ribosomal RNA, RNA, rule, section, series, species, standard, structural gene, subclass, subfamily, subgenus, subkingdom, suborder, subspecies, subtribe, superclass, superfamily, superorder, superspecies, transfer RNA, tribe, tRNA, type, type species, type specimen, urtext, variety