how to pronounce phenotype

/ˈfiː.nəʊ.taɪp/

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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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fnəʊtaɪp

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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

noun:

  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.

verb:

  1. To evaluate or classify based on phenotype.

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