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Definition of Genotype:
Genotype is the genetic makeup of a cell, an organism or an individual, especially as distinguished from its phenotype.
This is the common definition for Genotype, other definitions can be discussed in the article


The genotype is the genetic constitution usually with reference to a specific character under consideration. A genotype frequency is the proportion of a particular genotype in the population of the same species.[1]


  1. Hartl D. L. et al., Genetics: analysis of genes and genomes (2001) – Jones and Bartlett, 5thed.

The main author of this article is Stamoulis, Antonios
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Citation: Stamoulis, Antonios (2022): Genotype. Available from [accessed on 11-08-2022]