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Noun (plural)
/jəˈnetiks/,
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genetics, plural;
  1. The study of heredity and the variation of inherited characteristics

  2. The genetic properties or features of an organism, characteristic, etc
    • - the effects of family genetics on the choice of career

  1. the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
  2. (genetic) familial: occurring among members of a family usually by heredity; "an inherited disease"; "familial traits"; "genetically transmitted features"
  3. (genetic) genic: of or relating to or produced by or being a gene; "genic combinations"; "genetic code"
  4. (genetic) pertaining to or referring to origin; "genetic history reconstructs the origins of a literary work"
  5. (geneticism) the belief that all human characteristics are determined genetically
  6. (geneticist) a biologist who specializes in genetics
  7. Genetics (from Ancient Greek γενετικός genetikos, “genitive” and that from γένεσις genesis, “origin”), a discipline of biology, is the science of genes, heredity, and variation in living organisms. ...
  8. Genetics is a monthly scientific journal publishing investigations bearing on heredity, genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology. Genetics is published by the Genetics Society of America. ...
  9. In the philosophy of language, a natural language (or ordinary language) is any language which arises in an unpremeditated fashion as the result of the innate facility for language possessed by the human intellect. ...
  10. (Genetic (linguistics)) In linguistics, genetic relationship is the usual term for the relationship which exists between languages that are members of the same language family. ...
  11. A geneticist is a scientist who studies genetics, the science of heredity and variation of organisms. A geneticist can be employed as a researcher or lecturer. Some geneticists perform experiments and analyze data to interpret the inheritance of traits. ...
  12. The branch of biology that deals with the transmission and variation of inherited characteristics, in particular chromosomes and DNA; The genetic makeup of a specific individual or species
  13. (Genetic) Inherited through genes passed on by one or both parents.
  14. (Genetic) pertaining to genes or any of their effects. A gene is the smallest physical piece of heredity. It determines what features we will pass on to our children as well as which ones we have gained from our biological parents.
  15. (Genetic) Referring to heredity, birth or origin.
  16. (Genetic) Pertaining to hereditary characteristics.
  17. (Genetic) Having to do with genes and genetic information.
  18. (genetic) Inherited; having to do with information that is passed from parents to offspring through genes in sperm and egg cells.
  19. (genetic) determined by genes or chromosomes.
  20. (Genetic) Inherited, or transferred, from parent to child via genes.
  21. (GENETIC) Determined by the genes that are formed at conception and combine to make us into the person that we are at birth.
  22. (GENETIC) Two recently published reviews (in 1999 and 2000) suggest that there is some heritability for bulimia. In other words, these articles suggest that there is a genetic component to bulimia. ...
  23. (Genetic) Any issue or consideration having to do with heredity, genes or gene changes (mutations). Also, an inherited characteristic or change.
  24. (Genetic) Concerning origin, training, breeding, biological heritage.
  25. (Genetic) Having to do with inherited traits, or the DNA and chromosomes on which they are inherited. Stem cells can cure genetic disorders by replacing cells with abnormal genes with cells that have normal genes. See Inborn Errors of Metabolism