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Genetic diseases

Genetic disease

(Science: biology, genetics) a disease, such as cystic fibrosis, that has its origin in changes to the genetic material, dna.

Usually refers to diseases that are inherited in a mendelian fashion, although noninherited forms of cancer also result from dna mutation.


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