genetic Definition

  • 1relating to genes or heredity
  • 2inherited or determined by genes

Using genetic: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "genetic" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The disease is caused by a genetic mutation.

  • Example

    Eye color is a genetic trait inherited from parents.

  • Example

    Genetic testing can determine if a person has a predisposition to certain diseases.

genetic Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with genetic

  • the complete set of genes in an organism


    The genetic makeup of humans is 99.9% identical.

  • the deliberate modification of the characteristics of an organism by manipulating its genetic material


    Genetic engineering has been used to create crops that are resistant to pests and diseases.

  • the sequence of nucleotides in DNA or RNA that determines the specific traits of an organism


    Scientists have deciphered the genetic code of many organisms, including humans.


Summary: genetic in Brief

The term 'genetic' [juh-net-ik] refers to anything related to genes or heredity. It can describe traits or conditions that are inherited or determined by genes, such as eye color or disease susceptibility. Phrases like 'genetic makeup' and 'genetic engineering' denote the complete set of genes in an organism and the deliberate modification of genetic material, respectively.

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