Genetic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dʒəˈnetɪk|  American pronunciation of the word genetic
Brit.  |dʒɪˈnɛtɪk|  British pronunciation of the word genetic

adjective

- occurring among members of a family usually by heredity(syn: familial, hereditary, inherited, transmissible, transmitted)

genetically transmitted features

Examples

...hemophilia and other genetic medical disorders...

There has always been an interest in genetic cloning, but never more so than in recent years.

We discussed the rights and wrongs of genetic cloning.

She is a pioneer in the field of genetic research.

He suffers from a rare genetic disease.

He was an influential personality in genetic engineering.

She is distinguished for her achievements in genetic research.

the inheritance of a genetic trait

The condition is caused by a genetic mutation.

people with a genetic disposition toward a particular disease

The test results showed several genetic abnormalities.

We've reached a new milepost in the field of genetic research.

...don't worry, the genetic disorder isn't transmissible from one generation to the next...

By changing the tomato's genetic blueprint, scientists can alter the rate at which it ripens.

Researchers are convinced of a genetic cause for the disease.

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