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. 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. Jonathan Ball:

    We would need to see all of the genetic data to get a feel for how related the human and pangolin viruses are, and also gain an understanding of how prevalent this virus is in pangolins and whether or not these were being sold in the Wuhan wet markets.

  2. Eric Simpson:

    Shared genetic risk factors could be another explanation.

  3. Christina Warinner:

    In contrast to their genetic isolation, however, they seem to have openly embraced new ideas and technologies from their herder and farmer neighbors, while also developing unique cultural elements shared by no other groups.

  4. The FDA:

    The guidance also provides recommendations to test developers, such as considering the potential for future viral genetic mutations when designing their test, and conducting their own routine monitoring to evaluate the potential impact of new and emerging viral genetic mutations, which may be the basis of viral variants, on the performance for molecular, antigen and serology SARS-CoV-2 tests.

  5. Professor Deborah Fuller:

    In our paper, we replicated experimentally in monkeys a situation that [was] similar to the 2009 influenza pandemic, where a new strain of influenza unexpectedly emerged and current vaccines offered little or no protection, we vaccinated the monkeys with the same antigens included in the inactivated vaccine that year, but then also added, via our DNA vaccine, the genetic code for conserved influenza antigens. When we challenged the monkeys with the 2009 pandemic strain of influenza, we saw significant protection in the group that got the vaccine. They experienced only a transient low infection that was quickly cleared, when compared to the group that didn’t get the vaccine.

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