genetic lethal

n.

A disorder that prevents effective reproduction by those affected, such as Klinefelter syndrome.

Nearby words

  1. genetic female,
  2. genetic fingerprint,
  3. genetic fingerprinting,
  4. genetic fitness,
  5. genetic immunity,
  6. genetic load,
  7. genetic male,
  8. genetic map,
  9. genetic marker,
  10. genetic psychology


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