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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Genotype
Definition
  1. A description of the genetic information carried by an organism. In the simplest case, genotype may refer to the information carried at a single locus, as in A/A, A/a, or a/a.
  2. The genetic constitution of an organism, as distinguished from its physical appearance (its phenotype).

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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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08/26/2014
MGI 5.19
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