how to pronounce phenotype


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phenotype is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of phenotype in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… of biology genetics or phenotype aka …”

meanings of phenotype


  1. Any observable characteristic of an organism, such as its morphological, developmental, biochemical or physiological properties, or its behavior.
  2. The appearance of an organism based on a multifactorial combination of genetic traits and environmental factors, especially used in pedigrees.


  1. To evaluate or classify based on phenotype.

phenotype frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word phenotype occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics phenotype can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that phenotype can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

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