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Meaning of GENETIC

Pronunciation:  ju'netik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity; "an inherited disease"; "familial traits"; "genetically transmitted features"
  2. [adj]  of or relating to the science of genetics; "genetic research"
  3. [adj]  of or relating to or produced by or being a gene; "genic combinations"; "genetic code"

GENETIC is a 7 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: familial, genetical, genic, hereditary, heritable, inheritable, inherited, transmissible, transmitted



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ge*net"ic\, a.
Same as {Genetical}.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: Inherited; having to do with information that is passed from parents to offspring through genes in sperm and egg cells.
Thesaurus Terms
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