genetic

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adjective ge·net·ic \jə-ˈne-tik\
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genetical

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Definition of genetic

  1. 1 :  relating to or determined by the origin, development, or causal antecedents of something

  2. 2a :  of, relating to, or involving geneticsb :  of, relating to, caused by, or controlled by genes a genetic disease genetic variation

genetically

play \jə-ˈne-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of genetic in a sentence

  1. hemophilia and other genetic medical disorders

Origin and Etymology of genetic

genesis


First Known Use: 1750

Other Genetics Terms


-genetic

adjective combining form ge·net·ic

Definition of -genetic

  1. 1 :  -genic 1 organogenetic

  2. 2 :  -genic 2 psychogenetic



GENETIC Defined for English Language Learners

genetic

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adjective ge·net·ic \jə-ˈne-tik\

Definition of genetic for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or involving genes


GENETIC Defined for Kids

genetic

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adjective ge·net·ic \jə-ˈne-tik\

Definition of genetic for Students

  1. :  of or relating to genes or genetics genetic research


Medical Dictionary

genetic

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adjective ge·net·ic \jə-ˈnet-ik\
variants: also

genetical

\-i-kəl\play

Medical Definition of genetic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or involving genetics

  2. 2:  of, relating to, caused by, or controlled by genes a genetic disease genetic material—compare acquired 1

genetically

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