phe·​no·​ge·​net·​ics | \ ˌfē-nə-jə-ˈnet-iks How to pronounce phenogenetics (audio) \

Medical Definition of phenogenetics

: the part of genetics that deals with the mechanisms of development and the differentiation of the concrete qualities controlled by the genes

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