how to pronounce phenotype


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The above transcription of phenotype is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

phenotype is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… start with a weak phenotype and then …”

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.

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