geneticism

noun
ge·​net·​i·​cism | \ jə̇ˈnet|əˌsizəm, -et| \
plural -s

Definition of geneticism

: a theory explaining the perceptions, attitudes, and behavior of an individual primarily in terms of heredity and development — compare nativism

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“Geneticism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geneticism. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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