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genetics definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms [syn: genetics, genetic science]

Merriam Webster's

noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1905 1. a branch of biology that deals with the heredity and variation of organisms 2. the genetic makeup and phenomena of an organism, type, group, or condition geneticist noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n.pl. (treated as sing.) the study of heredity and the variation of inherited characteristics. Derivatives: geneticist n.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Genetics is the study of heredity and how qualities and characteristics are passed on from one generation to another by means of genes.

Moby Thesaurus

Altmann theory, DNA, De Vries theory, Galtonian theory, Mendelianism, Mendelism, RNA, Verworn theory, Weismann theory, Weismannism, Wiesner theory, aerobiology, agrobiology, allele, allelomorph, 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, determinant, determiner, diathesis, ecology, electrobiology, embryology, endowment, enzymology, ethnobiology, eugenics, exobiology, factor, gene, genesiology, genetic code, gnotobiotics, hereditability, heredity, heritability, heritage, inborn capacity, inheritability, inheritance, life science, matrocliny, microbiology, molecular biology, patrocliny, pharmacogenetics, pharmacology, physiology, radiobiology, recessive character, replication, taxonomy, virology, xenobiology, zoology




 


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