PHENOTYPE

noun. the viewable traits of someone, like biochemical or morphological traits and the absence or existence of a specific illness or disease. Phenotype is ascertained by the expression of the person's genotype paired with the impacts of climate-based elements.

PHENOTYPE: "You will learn all about genotypes and phenotypes in Biology class next year."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHENOTYPE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phenotype/ (accessed July 5, 2020).
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