What is the appearance of a trait?
Phenotype – The observable appearance of a trait or the overall appearance of an individual. Recessive – An allele or gene that is not expressed or "shown" in the phenotype because it is "hidden" by the dominant gene.
What is the physical appearance or the traits of an organism?
The term "phenotype" refers to the observable physical properties of an organism; these include the organism's appearance, development, and behavior. An organism's phenotype is determined by its genotype, which is the set of genes the organism carries, as well as by environmental influences upon these genes.
What word also means physical appearance of a trait?
Genotype and Phenotype. Genotype: Genetic makeup of an individual. It is determined by the alleles present for each trait. Phenotype: Physical appearance of a trait. It is the expression of the genotype.