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The meaning of "genotype" is the internal genetic makeup of an organism or cell. The genetic makeup of an organism determines its physical characteristics and predicts the physical characteristics of its progeny. More »

According to Kansas State University, heterozygous genotypes are those that feature non-identical alleles for a given pair of genes. The term is most often used to describe an organism that has one copy of a recessive ge... More »

An example of a genotype is an organism's blood type, while an example of a phenotype is its height. Height can be affected by an organism's poor diet while developing or growing up. More »

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The genetic makeup of an organism is known as its genotype. The genotype refers to the set of traits found within the cells of living organisms. These traits, known as the genetic code, are passed from one generation to ... More »

A single cell organism is known as an unicellular organism. This type of organism carries out its entire life cycle as one cell, as opposed to a multi-cellular organism, which is composed of many cells. More »

A haploid cell is one that contains only a single set of chromosomes. In humans, a haploid cell consists of 23 chromosomes. Both sperm and egg cells are haploid. More »

A diploid cell is a cell that contains a set of chromosomes from each parent so that is has two complete sets of chromosomes. Diploid cells reproduce using a process known as mitosis. This procedure creates cells that ar... More »