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Medical Term:

genotype

Pronunciation: jen'o-tip

Definition

  1. The genetic constitution of an individual.
  2. Gene combination at one specific locus or any specified combination of loci. For specific blood group genotypes, see Blood Groups Appendix.

[G. genos, birth, descent, + typos, type]

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