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geneticsnoun [U]

 us   /dʒəˈnet̬·ɪks/
the ​study in ​biology of how the characteristics of ​living things are ​passed through the ​genes (= ​specificchemicalpatterns) from ​parents to ​children
(Definition of genetics from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “genetics”
in Arabic هَنْدَسة الوِراثة…
in Korean 유전학…
in Portuguese genética…
in Catalan genètica…
in Japanese 遺伝学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 遗传学…
in Turkish genetik bilimi…
in Russian генетика…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遺傳學…
in Italian genetica…
in Polish genetyka…
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