(1) Of, pertaining to, or relating to genetics or genes.

(2) Caused by, influenced by, or produced by genes; genic.

(3) Tending to occur among family members due to heredity; familial.


Word origin: From Greek genetikos, genitive, from genesis.
Related forms: gene (noun), genetically (adverb)

Synonym: genetical.

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