- a specialist or expert in genetics.
Origin of geneticist
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Darwin called the same phenomenon the “correlation of growth” and geneticist today study what they call “pleiotropic effects.”Why Aristotle Deserves A Posthumous Nobel
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When Ellie was 18 months old, their pediatrician, now at a loss for other explanation, suggested they return to a geneticist.
The geneticist also told them there would be a risk to Sarah in carrying a child with either syndrome.
Mark was told by his geneticist that, given her genomic configuration, Jennifer was unusually verbal, mobile, and independent.
- a person who studies or specializes in genetics
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Word Origin and History for geneticist
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- A specialist in genetics.
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