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English noun: genetics

1. genetics (cognition) the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms


Synonymsgenetic science


Broader (hypernym)biological science, biology


Narrower (hyponym)cytogenetics, genomics, molecular genetics, pharmacogenetics, proteomics


Domain category membersallele, allelomorph, amphidiploid, bivalent, carrier, character, chromosomal mutation, chromosome mapping, cistron, cosmid, cross, cross, crossbreed, crossbreeding, crossing, deletion, diploid, diploid, dominance, dominant, double, expression, factor, fertilized ovum, filial, gene, gene linkage, gene mutation, genetic mutation, haploid, haploid, haploidic, haplotype, hereditary pattern, heteroploid, heterosis, heterozygote, heterozygous, homozygote, homozygous, hybrid, hybrid vigor, hybridisation, hybridization, hybridizing, inheritance, insertional mutagenesis, interbreeding, inversion, linkage, mapping, meiosis, Mendel's law, miosis, monogenic, monoploid, multivalent, mutation, parental, point mutation, polygenic, polymorphism, polyploid, polyploid, position effect, recessive, recombination, reduction division, replication, reversion, saltation, segregation, sex chromosome, single nucleotide polymorphism, SNP, transcription, transduction, transformation, translate, translation, translocation, transposition, triploid, unit character, univalent, vector, XX, XXX, XXY, XY, XYY, zygote









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