Definition for genetic (2 of 2)
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The genetic material can grow quickly, but are typically riddled with errors or defects.
But a 2011 study of genetic evidence from 30 ethnic groups in India disproved this theory.
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|Helen Thompson|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Eleanor Clift|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It would, moreover, account for the genetic relation of the larger groups of both animals and plants.Darwin and Modern Science|A.C. Seward and Others
Genetic configurations, as they apply to plants and other living entities, can be sampled as well.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
Dark: They will be inherited, because they are changes of the genetic structure.Rebels of the Red Planet|Charles Louis Fontenay
The external gills have probably no genetic connection with the internal gills.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
It will prove that you two can have healthy normal children, but it won't indicate that you're not a member of her genetic family.Forget Me Nearly|Floyd L. Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for genetic
Word Origin for genetic
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.