from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An environmentally induced, nonhereditary variation in an organism, closely resembling a genetically determined trait.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A variation in an organism that resembles a genetic one, but has an environmental rather than a genetic cause, and is not inherited
- v. To copy a genetic variation through environmental manipulation
pheno(type) + copy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
pheno- + copy (Wiktionary)