Genotype - what is and definition

Genotype - what is and definition

Genotype - the contents of an individual’s GENETIC CODE. The genotype directs the structures and functions of the human body. A person’s genotype is to the human body what an architect’s blueprint is to a house: It provides the directions for the construction and operation of the human organism.

See also GENOME; KARYOTYPE; PHENOTYPE.

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