assessment of an individual's genetic makeup to detect inheritable defects that may be transmitted to offspring.
evaluation of a person's genetic makeup in an attempt to predict genetic predisposition to certain illnesses associated with a workplace environment.
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- genetic male,
- genetic map,
- genetic marker,
- genetic psychology,
- genetic relationship,
- genetic testing,
- genetically modified,
- genetically modified organism,
Origin of genetic screening
First recorded in 1970–75
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