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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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