Genetic Definition

Of or having to do with genetics.
Webster's New World
Affecting or determined by genes.
Genetic diseases.
American Heritage Medicine
Of the genesis, or origin, of something.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World
Of or relating to the relationship between or among languages that are descendants of the same language.
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Genetics is defined as hereditary characteristics and properties, or to the study of such characteristics.
Gregor Mendel was the first to study human genetics. In 1865 he performed the first study to see how traits were passed on between plants. He is often referred to as being the Father of Genetics and he was the first to discover that all genes follow certain laws.
There are two types of genes. The autosome define every trait except gende. The chromosome defines gender based on X and Y chromosomes,
Studying genetics can help doctors develop better medications or a cure for currently incurable diseases such as cancer and AIDS.
The characteristics and traits you inherit from your parents are examples of genetics.

Origin of Genetic

  • From Greek genetikos genitive from genesis origin genesis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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