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Meaning of PHENOTYPE

Pronunciation:  'feenow`tIp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  what an organism looks like as a consequence of its genotype; two organisms with the same phenotype can have different genotypes
 

PHENOTYPE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: composition, constitution, makeup

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The physical appearance/observable characteristics of an organism. Compare genotype.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: 
  1. The observable characteristics of an organism, the expression of gene alleles (genotype) as an observable physical or biochemical trait. See Genotype
  2. The physical characteristics of an organism or the presence of a disease that may or may not be genetic.
  3. the observable and measurable characteristics of an organism.
 

 

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