What does genetic mean?

Definitions for genetic
dʒəˈnɛt ɪkge·net·ic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word genetic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. familial, genetic, hereditary, inherited, transmitted, transmissible(adj)

    occurring among members of a family usually by heredity

    "an inherited disease"; "familial traits"; "genetically transmitted features"

  2. genic, genetic, genetical(adj)

    of or relating to or produced by or being a gene

    "genic combinations"; "genetic code"

  3. genetic(adj)

    pertaining to or referring to origin

    "genetic history reconstructs the origins of a literary work"

  4. genetic, genetical(adj)

    of or relating to the science of genetics

    "genetic research"

GCIDE

  1. Genetic(a.)

    Of or pertaining to genes or genetics; as, the genetic code.

Wiktionary

  1. genetic(Adjective)

    relating to genetics or genes

  2. genetic(Adjective)

    caused by genes

  3. genetic(Adjective)

    of or relating to origin (genesis)

    1858: All evidence tends to this conclusion, that the sun is the prime genetic agent of earthquakes and of every other pluto-dynamic impulse which acts against the crust of the planet, and breaks or elevates any of its parts. u2014 Year-Book Of Facts In Science And Art For 1858

Webster Dictionary

  1. Genetic(adj)

    same as Genetical

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'genetic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4763

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'genetic' in Adjectives Frequency: #650

How to pronounce genetic?

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How to say genetic in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of genetic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of genetic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of genetic in a Sentence

  1. Marianna Palka:

    The documentary is not about: ‘Let's all get tested for genetic diseases.’ It's about being a human being and sharing your feelings with your friends, and Lucie Walker ... is a genius. She has shepherded us through this whole experience, and she's also an advocate for all the things that we're supporting.

  2. David Marrero:

    If it's type 2 you can lose weight and increase physical activity and really reduce the risk if you have a genetic or family link.

  3. John Holdren:

    Research along these lines raises serious and urgent questions about the potential implications for clinical applications that could lead to genetically altered humans, the full implications of such a step could not be known until a number of generations had inherited the genetic changes made - and choices made in one country could affect all of us.

  4. Tim Chico:

    This study uses a novel genetic approach to try to determine the effect of alcohol consumption on risk of cardiovascular disease, although it has previously been suggested moderate alcohol intake may reduce risk of stroke or heart disease, this new study adds to recent evidence that finds no protective effect even at low levels of intake.

  5. Professor Deborah Fuller:

    The current flu vaccine is an inactivated virus, the whole virus is first grown in eggs, then it’s inactivated and injected. DNA vaccines are different. Instead of producing the vaccines in eggs, we instead inject a genetic code for proteins from the virus into our own cells. Our cells then read the code and produce the viral proteins, [aka] antigens. When our immune system sees the antigens, it makes immune responses that can protect against influenza infection.

Images & Illustrations of genetic

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