[juh-net-ik] /dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. Biology. pertaining or according to . 2. of, relating to, or produced by ; genic. 3. of, relating to, or influenced by or origins. /dʒɪˈnɛtɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to genetics, genes, or the origin of something adj. “pertaining to origins,” coined 1831 by Carlyle from Greek genetikos “genitive,” […]
- Genetic association
genetic association n. The occurrence together in a population, more often than can be readily explained by chance, of two or more traits of which at least one is known to be genetic.
- Genetic blueprint
noun a map of a living organism’s genes or genomes Examples The genes that an organism is born with define many of the characteristics it has throughout life — they form a kind of ‘genetic blueprint’.
noun 1. the biochemical instructions that translate the genetic information present as a linear sequence of nucleotide triplets in messenger RNA into the correct linear sequence of amino acids for the synthesis of a particular peptide chain or protein. Compare , (def 9). noun 1. (biochem) the order in which the nitrogenous bases of DNA […]