Can someone please explain to me what a genotype and a phenotype is in their own words

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What is a genotype and a phenotype?
Can you plz explain it in your own words.
Thank you.

Posted Sat 7th April, 2012 @ 10:48 by luv2help

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Genotype - the genetic makeup of a cell, e.g. the specific alleles.

Phenotype - observable features and traits, e.g. blue eyes. This is caused by the genotype and the influence of environmental factors

Answered Wed 18th April, 2012 @ 01:05 by Maleficent
Edited by Maleficent on Wed 18th April, 2012 @ 01:08
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Thank you.

Answered Wed 18th April, 2012 @ 17:51 by luv2help