(Biologie) Ensemble des gènes d'un individu.
Sinonimi: genetic constitution
1. A group of organisms sharing a specific genetic constitution.
2. The particular alleles at specified loci present in an organism; SYN. genetic constitution.
3. Genetic constitution of an organism; group of organisms with the same genetic constitution.
4. The particular set of alleles (variants of genes) possessed by a given organism. The term is usually used in conjunction with phenotype, which is the product of the genotype and all environmental effects. See also nature–nurture controversy.