genetic science

noun
the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Syn: ↑genetics
Derivationally related forms: ↑genetic (for: ↑genetics), ↑genetical (for: ↑genetics), ↑geneticist (for: ↑genetics)
Members of this Topic:
dominant, ↑recessive, ↑haploid, ↑haploidic, ↑monoploid, ↑diploid, ↑polyploid, ↑triploid, ↑homozygous, ↑heterozygous, ↑monogenic, ↑polygenic, ↑univalent, ↑bivalent, ↑double, ↑multivalent, ↑parental, ↑filial, ↑transformation, ↑hybridization, ↑hybridisation, ↑crossbreeding, ↑crossing, ↑cross, ↑interbreeding, ↑hybridizing, ↑mapping, ↑chromosome mapping, ↑carrier, ↑amphidiploid, ↑heteroploid, ↑hybrid, ↑crossbreed, ↑vector, ↑cosmid, ↑character, ↑unit character, ↑inheritance, ↑hereditary pattern, ↑heterosis, ↑hybrid vigor, ↑linkage, ↑gene linkage, ↑zygote, ↑fertilized ovum, ↑heterozygote, ↑homozygote, ↑gene, ↑cistron, ↑factor, ↑allele, ↑allelomorph, ↑haplotype, ↑XX, ↑XXX, ↑XXY, ↑XY, ↑XYY, ↑sex chromosome, ↑Mendel's law, ↑recombination, ↑mutation, ↑genetic mutation, ↑chromosomal mutation, ↑deletion, ↑inversion, ↑transposition, ↑insertional mutagenesis, ↑point mutation, ↑gene mutation, ↑reversion, ↑saltation, ↑dominance, ↑position effect, ↑polymorphism, ↑single nucleotide polymorphism, ↑SNP, ↑expression, ↑meiosis, ↑miosis, ↑reduction division, ↑replication, ↑segregation, ↑transcription, ↑transduction, ↑translation, ↑translocation, ↑translate
Hypernyms: ↑biology, ↑biological science

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