Definitions for genetic
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familial, genetic, hereditary, inherited, transmitted, transmissibleadjective
occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
"an inherited disease"; "familial traits"; "genetically transmitted features"
genic, genetic, geneticaladjective
of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
"genic combinations"; "genetic code"
pertaining to or referring to origin
"genetic history reconstructs the origins of a literary work"
of or relating to the science of genetics
Of or pertaining to genes or genetics; as, the genetic code.
relating to genetics or genes
caused by genes
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. Year-Book Of Facts In Science And Art For 1858
Genetic pertains to the genes or heredity, the biological factors and processes that determine the inherited physical and behavioral characteristics of an organism. It also refers to the field of science studying these aspects.
same as Genetical
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Rank popularity for the word 'genetic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4763
Rank popularity for the word 'genetic' in Adjectives Frequency: #650
The numerical value of genetic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of genetic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Genetic testing is evolving and evolving rapidly because new technology is making it more feasible to obtain that type of genetic information. However, there is certainly a lot more research and understanding of that genetic information that has to take place before it would become routine for every individual to have that testing performed and be given information that would be medically useful in all circumstances.
I think as we imagine a world in which genomics is a daily practice of medicine, traditional models of genetic counseling are probably not feasible, we need to understand where genetic counseling would be maintained and where new models of counseling and testing should be incorporated.
These supercentenarians have a different clock where they are staying really highly functional for a long time. We wanted to know what they had. It's pretty clearly genetic, The results indicate that the genetic effect must be complex. It must be many genes, or different genes in each supercentenarian, that gives them the edge to live an extremely long time.
It's funny, to me, the way people refer to childbirth as a miraculous event. A miracle is something that defies nature. Only, childbirth has got to be the most natural thing in the world. Top three anyway. But, on the other hand, when you think about it, there's really no other word that fits. Sperm. Egg. A coincidental meshing of genetic information that will grow something that could write an opera or cook up some Napalm. It blows my mind.
The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers.
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- genèticCatalan, Valencian
- gineach, géiniteachIrish
- erfelijk, genetischDutch
- జన్యుపరమైన, జన్యుTelugu
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