Definition: "An organism's genetic makeup" (Zimbardo 66)

Quite simply...

  • An organisms genetic makeup
  • DNA
  • GENOTYPE is to genetic traits as PHENOTYPE is to pysical traits.

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  • Blue eyes are an example of a phenotype, whereas the genes that code for blue eyes are part of an individual's genotype.
  • There are sequences of genes in some people that are the reason why their teeth are messed up,
    and they need braces.

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