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1. genotype

noun. ['ˈdʒɛnəˌtaɪp'] a group of organisms sharing a specific genetic constitution.

Synonyms

  • biological group

Etymology

  • geno- (English)
  • type (English)
  • typus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Genotype

  • archetype
  • ferrotype
  • linotype
  • monotype
  • phenotype
  • prototype
  • stereotype
  • stereotype
  • subtype
  • teletype
  • tintype

How do you pronounce genotype?

Pronounce genotype as ˈʤɛnəˌtaɪp.

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Example sentences of the word genotype


1. Noun, singular or mass
If a parent has brown eyes, one allele in the genotype will be for brown eyes.

2. Adjective
Count the number of each kind of genotype present and convert it into a Punnett square ratio.

3. Verb, base form
A hybridization probe is used to determine if a physical characteristic is due to genotype.

2. genotype

noun. ['ˈdʒɛnəˌtaɪp'] the particular alleles at specified loci present in an organism.

Synonyms

  • composition
  • genetic constitution
  • make-up
  • constitution
  • makeup

Etymology

  • geno- (English)
  • type (English)
  • typus (Latin)
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