Meaning of “genetics” in the English Dictionary

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"genetics" in British English

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geneticsnoun [ U ]

uk /dʒəˈnet.ɪks/ us /dʒəˈnet̬.ɪks/

(Definition of “genetics” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 (= specific chemical patterns) from parents to children

(Definition of “genetics” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)