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Definition 1: the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for genetics in the sense of this definition

(genetics is a kind of ...) the science that studies living organisms

(... is a kind of genetics ) the branch of genetics that studies organisms in terms of their genomes (their full DNA sequences)

(... is a kind of genetics ) the branch of genetics that studies the genetically determined variations in responses to drugs in humans or laboratory organisms

(... is a kind of genetics ) the branch of genetics concerned with the structure and activity of genetic material at the molecular level

(... is a kind of genetics ) the branch of genetics that studies the full set of proteins encoded by a genome

(... is a kind of genetics ) the branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes)

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) genetic variation in a DNA sequence that occurs when a single nucleotide in a genome is altered; SNPs are usually considered to be point mutations that have been evolutionarily successful enough to recur in a significant proportion of the population of a species

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) the process of expressing a gene

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) designating the generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) the genetic variation within a population that natural selection can operate on

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) the effect on the expression of a gene that is produced by changing its location in a chromosome

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) the organic phenomenon in which one of a pair of alleles present in a genotype is expressed in the phenotype and the other allele of the pair is not

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation)

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) a mutation due to an intramolecular reorganization of a gene

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) a mutation caused by the insertion of exogenous DNA into a genome

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) the organic process whereby the DNA sequence in a gene is copied into mRNA; the process whereby a base sequence of messenger RNA is synthesized on a template of complementary DNA

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) the process of transfering genetic material from one cell to another by a plasmid or bacteriophage

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) used of the association of three or more homologous chromosomes during the first division of meiosis

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) used of a chromosome that is not paired or united with its homologous chromosome during synapsis

"a univalent chromosome"

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by several genes at once; of or related to or determined by polygenes

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by a single pair of genes

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) having dissimilar alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci

"heterozygous for eye color"

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci

"these two fruit flies are homozygous for red eye color"

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) of a cell or organism having three complete sets of chromosomes

"human triploid fetuses are usually spontaneously aborted"

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) of a cell or organism having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes

"a polyploid cell" "a polyploid species"

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) of a cell or organism having two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number

"diploid somatic cells"

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (of genes) producing its characteristic phenotype only when its allele is identical

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (of genes) producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) determine the amino-acid sequence of a protein during its synthesis by using information on the messenger RNA

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) an exchange of chromosome parts

"translocations can result in serious congenital disorders"

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) the process whereby genetic information coded in messenger RNA directs the formation of a specific protein at a ribosome in the cytoplasm

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) a kind of mutation in which the order of the genes in a section of a chromosome is reversed

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) a character inherited on an all-or-none basis and dependent on the presence of a single gene

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) a large vector that is made from a bacteriophage and used to clone genes or gene fragments

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) a virus or other agent that is used to deliver DNA to a cell

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species

"a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) an organism or cell having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) an organism or cell having a chromosome number that is not an even multiple of the haploid chromosome number for that species

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) an organism or cell having the normal amount of DNA per cell; i.e., two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) an organism or cell having a diploid set of chromosomes from each parent

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele; the associated trait is not apparent but can be passed on to offspring

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) the tendency of a crossbred organism to have qualities superior to those of either parent

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) traits that tend to be inherited together as a consequence of an association between their genes; all of the genes of a given chromosome are linked (where one goes they all go)

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) the diploid cell resulting from the union of a haploid spermatozoon and ovum (including the organism that develops from that cell)

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) one of two principles of heredity formulated by Gregor Mendel on the basis of his experiments with plants; the principles were limited and modified by subsequent genetic research

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) a chromosome that determines the sex of an individual

"mammals normally have two sex chromosomes"

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) abnormal complement of sex hormones in a male who has two Y chromosomes

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) normal complement of sex hormones in a male

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) abnormal complement of sex hormones in a male resulting in Klinefelter's syndrome

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) abnormal complement of three X chromosomes in a female

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) normal complement of sex chromosomes in a female

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) a combination of alleles (for different genes) that are located closely together on the same chromosome and that tend to be inherited together

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character

"some alleles are dominant over others"

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity

"genes were formerly called factors"

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) an organism having two identical alleles of a particular gene and so breeding true for the particular characteristic

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) an organism having two different alleles of a particular gene and so giving rise to varying offspring

(genetics is the domain which ... is member of) (genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake and incorporation of exogenous DNA

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