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Phenotype

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The term phenotype was coined by the Danish botanist and geneticist Wilhelm Ludvig Johannsen and is used to describe an individual organism either through its total physical appearance and/or constitution, or a specific manifestation of a particular trait ...

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