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[juh-net-ik] /dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/

Biology. pertaining or according to .
of, relating to, or produced by ; genic.
of, relating to, or influenced by or origins.
of or relating to genetics, genes, or the origin of something

“pertaining to origins,” coined 1831 by Carlyle from Greek genetikos “genitive,” from genesis “origin” (see genus). Biological sense first recorded in Darwin, 1859. Related: Genetically. Genetical is attested from 1650s.

genetic ge·net·ic (jə-nět’ĭk) or ge·net·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)


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