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, transmissibleadjective

    occurring among members of a family usually by heredity

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

  2. genic, genetic, geneticaladjective

    of or relating to or produced by or being a gene

    "genic combinations"; "genetic code"

  3. geneticadjective

    pertaining to or referring to origin

    "genetic history reconstructs the origins of a literary work"

  4. genetic, geneticaladjective

    of or relating to the science of genetics

    "genetic research"

GCIDE

  1. Geneticadjective

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

Wiktionary

  1. geneticadjective

    relating to genetics or genes

  2. geneticadjective

    caused by genes

  3. geneticadjective

    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. Geneticadjective

    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

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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. Dominic Kwiatkowski:

    This new resistance locus is particularly interesting because it lies so close to genes that are gatekeepers for the malaria parasite's invasion machinery, we now need to drill down at this locus to characterise these complex patterns of genetic variation more precisely and to understand the molecular mechanisms by which they act.

  2. Richard Oram:

    If someone could have a blood sample taken it would be sent to our lab here and have the genetic risk score tested, what we think is better for people with diabetes both in the UK and around the rest of the world is if their local hospital could do this test on a bench-side machine.

  3. Felix Patton:

    DNA is like a genetic fingerprinting system with every rhino having a unique pattern, dNA is the same for an individual rhino whether it is extracted from its horns, hair, blood or skin and, in fact, we collected samples from all these for each of the rhinos we darted.

  4. 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, who directed the documentary, 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.

  5. David Tester:

    Having this genetic biomarker, we can now very easily test any individual for the presence of the mutation, having that ability can potentially save lives.

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