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But experts who subscribe to Dawkins’s extended phenotype idea, like Vollrath at Oxford, believe that webs are more like tools the spider uses.
But in the extended phenotype perspective, that selection ultimately just works inward, to tweak the controlling information in the animal’s genome.
As is often the case in nature, occupying a new niche requires radical mutations of the underlying phenotype.
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Origin and Etymology of phenotype
German Phänotypus, from Greek phainein to show + typos type
First Known Use: 1910See Words from the same year
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
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