Origin of genetic
- a suffix of adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -genesis: parthenogenetic.
Examples from the Web for genetic
The genetic material can grow quickly, but are typically riddled with errors or defects.Design Your Own Dinosaur: The Era of Custom DNA
January 8, 2015
But a 2011 study of genetic evidence from 30 ethnic groups in India disproved this theory.The Himalayas’ Hidden Aryans
January 3, 2015
Prevalence depends on context, and sometimes unique advantages outweigh the genetic costs.Mongooses, Meerkats, and Ants, Oh My! Why Some Animals Keep Mating All in the Family
December 29, 2014
Cryobanks, which screen for genetic disorders and STDs, cost big bucks; see here for some of the charges.Have Sperm, Will Travel: The ‘Natural Inseminators’ Helping Women Avoid the Sperm Bank
November 29, 2014
Mitochondrial intervention is the practice of replacing DNA that carries a genetic disease.Want Blue Eyes With That Baby?: The Strange New World of Human Reproduction
November 24, 2014
From this start it is easy to develop the genetic concept of social life.College Teaching
This work is a study in genetic sociology to be completed in three volumes.
Qril says they recognized you from your genetic pattern—and don't ask me how they did this!
Maya's education was extensive, but it did not include the genetic sciences.
"I can assure you I'm not one of Goat's genetic experiments," he said.
- of or relating to genetics, genes, or the origin of something
Word Origin and History for genetic
"pertaining to origins," coined 1831 by Carlyle from Greek genetikos "genitive," from genesis "origin" (see genus). Biological sense first recorded in Darwin, 1859. Related: Genetically. Genetical is attested from 1650s.
- Of or relating to genetics or genes.
- Affecting or affected by genes, as a disorder or deficiency.
- Of, relating to, or influenced by the origin or development of something; ontogenic.