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Dictionary Definition



1 a group of organisms sharing a specific genetic constitution
2 the particular alleles at specified loci present in an organism [syn: genetic constitution]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • a RP /ˈdʒɛn.əʊ.taɪp/, /"dZEn.@U.taIp/
  • a US /ˈdʒiːn.oʊ.taɪp/, /"dZi:n.oU.taIp/


  1. the combination of alleles, situated on corresponding chromosomes, that determines a specific trait of an individual
  2. a group of organisms having the same genetic constitution


combination of alleles determining a specific trait of an individual
  • Czech: genotyp
  • Danish: genotype
  • Dutch: genotype
  • Finnish: perimä
  • German: Genotyp
  • Icelandic: arfgerð , erfðafar
  • Polish: genotyp
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genotype in Bulgarian: Генотип
genotype in Catalan: Genotip
genotype in Czech: Genotyp
genotype in Danish: Genotype
genotype in German: Genotyp
genotype in Estonian: Genotüüp
genotype in Spanish: Genotipo
genotype in French: Génotype
genotype in Galician: Xenotipo
genotype in Korean: 유전형
genotype in Italian: Genotipo
genotype in Hebrew: גן (ביולוגיה)#.D7.9E.D7.95.D7.A9.D7.92.D7.99.D7.9D_.D7.91.D7.A1.D7.99.D7.A1.D7.99.D7.99.D7.9D
genotype in Hungarian: Genotípus
genotype in Dutch: Genotype
genotype in Japanese: 遺伝子型
genotype in Polish: Genotyp
genotype in Portuguese: Genótipo
genotype in Romanian: Genotip
genotype in Russian: Генотип
genotype in Slovak: Genotyp
genotype in Slovenian: Genotip
genotype in Serbian: Генотип
genotype in Finnish: Genotyyppi
genotype in Swedish: Genotyp
genotype in Thai: ลักษณะทางพันธุกรรม
genotype in Tajik: Генотип
genotype in Turkish: Genotip
genotype in Ukrainian: Генотип
genotype in Chinese: 基因型

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

DNA, DNA double helix, RNA, allele, antetype, anticodon, antitype, archetype, biotype, branch, class, classic example, codon, criterion, deoxyribonucleic acid, epitome, family, fugleman, fugler, gene, gene complex, gene flow, gene pool, genetic drift, genus, hereditary character, heredity, imitatee, kingdom, lead, mRNA, messenger RNA, mirror, model, nucleotide, operator gene, operon, order, original, paradigm, pattern, phylum, precedent, prototype, regulator gene, representative, ribosomal RNA, rule, section, series, species, standard, structural gene, subclass, subfamily, subgenus, subkingdom, suborder, subspecies, subtribe, superclass, superfamily, superorder, superspecies, tRNA, transfer RNA, tribe, type, type species, type specimen, urtext, variety
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