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Genotype

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

A genotype is the specific genetic constitution or makeup (genome) of an individual in terms of its DNA. The DNA through the genotype determines the hereditary potentials and also the limitations of an individual person (or indeed that of any organism) ...

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