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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Warren Bennis:

    The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born. Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led.

  4. Ken Nedimyer:

    We started with one species and now we are working with seven or eight, we started with just three genetic strains of staghorn coral, now we have about 150 genetic strains. ... It's just getting a lot bigger.

  5. Luther Markwart:

    The law has been very clear that the required disclosure is going to be for those crops or ingredients that contain the genetic material.

Images & Illustrations of genetic

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