The definition of genetic is something relating to genes or to the origin of something.(adjective)
An example of genetic used as an adjective is in the phrase "genetic trait," which means a trait that is passed down through families.
Genetics is defined as hereditary characteristics and properties, or to the study of such characteristics.
The characteristics and traits you inherit from your parents are examples of genetics.
See genetic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < genesis
See genetic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Greek genetikos, genitive
Origin: , from genesis, origin; see Genesis.
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