Associations to the word «Genetic»


GENETIC, adjective. (genetics) Relating to genetics or genes.
GENETIC, adjective. Caused by genes.
GENETIC, adjective. Of or relating to origin (genesis).
GENETIC, adjective. (linguistics) Based on shared membership in a linguistic family.
GENETIC ALGORITHM, noun. (computing) A search heuristic that is based on biological evolution.
GENETIC ALGORITHMS, noun. Plural of genetic algorithm
GENETIC CODE, noun. (genetics) the set of rules by which the sequence of bases in DNA are translated into the amino acid sequence of proteins
GENETIC DIVERSITY, noun. (ecology) genetic variation that manifests within a species.
GENETIC DRIFT, noun. (genetics) (evolutionary theory) An overall shift of allele distribution in an isolated population, due to random fluctuations in the frequencies of individual alleles of the genes.
GENETIC DRIFTS, noun. Plural of genetic drift
GENETIC ENGINEER, noun. A scientist or engineer whose speciality is genetic engineering
GENETIC ENGINEERING, noun. The practice or science of genetic modification.
GENETIC ENGINEERING, noun. Genetic modification.
GENETIC ENGINEERS, noun. Plural of genetic engineer
GENETIC FALLACY, noun. A fallacy of irrelevance where a conclusion is suggested based solely on something or someone's origin rather than its current meaning or context.
GENETIC FINGERPRINTING, noun. The forensic analysis of genetic information from a biological sample as an aid to identification.
GENETIC GAP, noun. (genetics) A flaw in the DNA.
GENETIC GAPS, noun. (genetics) plural of genetic gap
GENETIC GIRL, noun. (LGBT slang) A ciswoman. (Abbreviated GG.)
GENETIC GIRLS, noun. Plural of genetic girl, abbreviated as GGs
GENETIC MARKER, noun. A gene or DNA sequence with a known location on a chromosome that can be used to identify individuals or species.
GENETIC MATERIAL, noun. The material used to store genetic information in the nuclei or mitochondria of an organism's cells; either DNA or RNA
GENETIC MATERIALS, noun. Plural of genetic material
GENETIC MEMORY, noun. (biology) The state of a biological system encoded in its genetic mateial
GENETIC MEMORY, noun. (psychology) A memory present at birth that exists in the absence of sensory experience.
GENETIC MEMORY, noun. (computing) An artificial neural network combination of genetic algorithm and the mathematical model of sparse distributed memory.
GENETIC MODIFICATION, noun. Used other than as an idiom.
GENETIC MODIFICATION, noun. The deliberate modification of the genetic structure of an organism.
GENETIC POLLUTION, noun. (derogatory) The uncontrolled flow of genes into wild populations, as from domestic, feral, and non-native species.
GENETIC PROGRAMMING, noun. (computing) A search heuristic that explores the space of computer programs and is based on biological evolution.
GENETIC SEXUAL ATTRACTION, noun. A phenomenon of sexual attraction between relatives and family members who were not raised together

Dictionary definition

GENETIC, adjective. Occurring among members of a family usually by heredity; "an inherited disease"; "familial traits"; "genetically transmitted features".
GENETIC, adjective. Of or relating to or produced by or being a gene; "genic combinations"; "genetic code".
GENETIC, adjective. Pertaining to or referring to origin; "genetic history reconstructs the origins of a literary work".
GENETIC, adjective. Of or relating to the science of genetics; "genetic research".

Wise words

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