Genetic

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Genetic may refer to:

  • Genetics, in biology, the science of genes, heredity, and the variation of organisms
    • Genetic, used as an adjective, refers to genes
      • Genetic disorder, any disorder caused by a genetic mutation, whether inherited or de novo
      • Genetic mutation, a change in a gene
        • Heredity, genes and their mutations being passed from parents to offspring
    • Genetic recombination, refers to the recombining of alleles resulting in a new molecule of DNA
  • Genetic (linguistics), in linguistics, a relationship between two languages with a common ancestor language
  • Genetic algorithm, in computer science, a kind of search technique modeled on evolutionary biology