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genetics

ge·net·ics

genetics

 
 
pronunciation:
j ne tihks
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (used with a sing. verb) the science of heredity, esp. of the influence of genes on the appearance, development, and evolution of organisms.
definition 2: (used with a pl. verb) the genetic makeup of an organism or group of organisms.
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The word genetics contains the following part:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology