Genetics - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dʒəˈnetɪks|  American pronunciation of the word genetics
Brit.  |dʒɪˈnɛtɪks|  British pronunciation of the word genetics


- the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms


He believes that one's personality is determined mostly by genetics.

...Gregory Mendel worked out his concepts of genetics by doing breeding experiments using pea plants in the monastery's garden....

Knowledge in the field of genetics has been developing very rapidly.

Recent advances in genetics have raised moral questions.

Our understanding of human genetics has advanced considerably.

As a biologist, my main interest has been human genetics.

It's difficult to keep track of all the new discoveries in genetics.

...a bigfoot in the field of genetics...

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