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genetic

adjective ge·net·ic \jə-ˈne-tik\

: of, relating to, or involving genes

Full Definition of GENETIC

1
:  relating to or determined by the origin, development, or causal antecedents of something
2
a :  of, relating to, or involving genetics
b :  of, relating to, caused by, or controlled by genes <a genetic disease> <genetic variation>
ge·net·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of GENETIC

ge·net·ic also ge·net·i·cal \-ti-kəl\

Examples of GENETIC

  1. <hemophilia and other genetic medical disorders>

Origin of GENETIC

genesis
First Known Use: 1831

Other Genetics Terms

chimera, hermaphrodite, plasticity

genetic

adjective ge·net·ic \jə-ˈnet-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GENETIC

1
:  of, relating to, or involving genetics
2
:  of, relating to, caused by, or controlled by genes <a genetic disease> <genetic material>—compare acquired 1
ge·net·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of GENETIC

ge·net·ic also ge·net·i·cal \-i-kəl\

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