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genotype

noun ge·no·type \ˈjē-nə-ˌtīp, ˈje-\

Definition of GENOTYPE

1
[International Scientific Vocabulary gen-] :  type species
2
[International Scientific Vocabulary gene] :  all or part of the genetic constitution of an individual or group — compare phenotype
ge·no·typ·ic \ˌjē-nə-ˈti-pik, ˌje-\ also ge·no·typ·i·cal \-pi-kəl\ adjective
ge·no·typ·i·cal·ly \-pi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of GENOTYPE

1897

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