1. [ noun ] (biology,genetics) the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Synonyms: genetic_science
Related terms: biology proteomics pharmacogenetics molecular_genetics genomics cytogenetics homozygous heterozygous univalent recombination parental heteroploid haploid haploid polygenic inversion bivalent multivalent filial diploid unit_character inheritance polyploid diploid hybridization linkage gene triploid Mendel's_law sex_chromosome xyy polyploid xxx xx xxy mutation xy monogenic amphidiploid mapping transposition position_effect meiosis translocation replication segregation transcription transduction translation expression transformation
Similar spelling:   genetic