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Meaning of GENETICS

Pronunciation:  ju'netiks

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms

GENETICS is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: genetic science
 See Also: biological science, biology, genomics, molecular genetics, proteomics



Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The study of the patterns of inheritance of specific traits.
  1. The study of inheritance patterns of specific traits.
  2. the study of the mechanisms of heredity and biological variation.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: aerobiology, agrobiology, allele, allelomorph, Altmann theory, anatomy, astrobiology, bacteriology, biochemics, biochemistry, biochemy, bioecology, biological science, biology, biometrics, biometry, bionics, bionomics, biophysics, birth, botany, cell physiology, character, chromatid, chromatin, chromosome, cryobiology, cybernetics, cytology, De Vries theory, determinant, determiner, diathesis, DNA, ecology, electrobiology, embryology, endowment, enzymology, ethnobiology, eugenics, exobiology, factor, Galtonian theory, gene, genesiology, genetic code, gnotobiotics, hereditability, heredity, heritability, heritage, inborn capacity, inheritability, inheritance, life science, matrocliny, Mendelianism, Mendelism, microbiology, molecular biology, patrocliny, pharmacogenetics, pharmacology, physiology, radiobiology, recessive character, replication, RNA, taxonomy, Verworn theory, virology, Weismann theory, Weismannism, Wiesner theory, xenobiology, zoology