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(English) The set of alleles at one or more loci in an organism; the entire set of genes carried by an individual; the genetic constitution of an organism as distinguished from its physical appearance. A term not recognized by the Code, formerly used for type species, but that should not now be used in zoological nomenclature. (See also: Code, phenotype, allele)
(French) Ensemble des allèles à un ou plus de locus dans un organisme ; ensemble des gènes portés par un individu ; constitution génétique d'un organisme comme distinct de son apparence physique. Terme non reconnu par le Code (espèce-type d'un genre). (See also: Code, phenotype, allele)
(Portuguese) O conjunto dos alelos num ou mais loci dum organismo; o conjunto total dos genes dum indivíduo;a constituição genética dum indivíduo áparte o seu aspecto físico. Termo não reconhecido pelo Código, usado para designar tipo de espécies mas que não deve ser mais usado na nomenclatura zoológica. (See also: Code, phenotype, allele)

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