The development of multiple, discrete phenotypes from a single genotype by organisms living in different environmental conditions

Wikipedia foundation.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • polyphenism — polyphenism. См. полифенизм. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Polyphenism — A polyphenic trait is a trait for which multiple, discrete phenotypes can arise from a single genotype as a result of differing environmental conditions.DefinitionA polyphenism is a biological mechanism that causes a trait to be polyphenic. For… …   Wikipedia

  • polyphenism — n. [Gr. polys, many; phaneros, visible] The occurrence in a population of several phenotypes that are not due to genetic differences between individuals; polypheny …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • полифенизм — polyphenism полифенизм. Форма полиморфизма, не имеющая генетической обусловленности, т.е. существование в популяции особей с разными фенотипами и одинаковыми генотипами (в части связанных с данными признаками генов); в основе П. лежит… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Polymorphism (biology) — Light morph Jaguar (typical) Dark morph or melanistic Jaguar (about …   Wikipedia

  • Butterfly — calesButterflies are characterized by their scale covered wings.The coloration of butterfly wings is created by minute scales. These scales are pigmented with melanins that give them blacks and browns, but blues, greens, reds and iridescence are… …   Wikipedia

  • Migratory locust — Female migratory locust Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Eurema hecabe — Common Grass Yellow Grass Yellow on flowers of Stachytarpheta indica Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Morphogenesis — This article is about the biological process. For the band, see Morphogenesis (band). Morphogenesis (from the Greek morphê shape and genesis creation, literally, beginning of the shape ), is the biological process that causes an organism to… …   Wikipedia

  • Ontogeny — The initial stages of human embryogenesis Ontogeny (also ontogenesis or morphogenesis) is the origin and the development of an organism – for example: from the fertilized egg to mature form. It covers in essence, the study of an organism s… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.