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phenotype

noun phe·no·type \ˈfē-nə-ˌtīp\

Definition of PHENOTYPE

:  the observable properties of an organism that are produced by the interaction of the genotype and the environment
phe·no·typ·ic \ˌfē-nə-ˈti-pik\ also phe·no·typ·i·cal \-pi-kəl\ adjective
phe·no·typ·i·cal·ly \-pi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of PHENOTYPE

German Phänotypus, from Greek phainein to show + typos type
First Known Use: circa 1911

phenotype

noun phe·no·type \ˈfē-nə-ˌtīp\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHENOTYPE

:  the observable properties of an organism that are produced by the interaction of the genotype and the environment—compare genotype 2
phe·no·typ·ic \ˌfē-nə-ˈtip-ik\ also phe·no·typ·i·cal \-i-kəl\ adjective
phe·no·typ·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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