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genetic

[juh-net-ik] /dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/
adjective
1.
Biology. pertaining or according to genetics.
2.
of, pertaining to, or produced by genes; genic.
3.
of, pertaining to, or influenced by geneses or origins.
Also, genetical.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; gene(sis) + -tic
Related forms
genetically, adverb
hypergenetic, adjective
hypergenetical, adjective
hypergenetically, adverb
hypergeneticalness, noun
nongenetic, adjective
nongenetical, adjective
nongenetically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for hypergenetical

genetic

/dʒɪˈnɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to genetics, genes, or the origin of something
Derived Forms
genetically, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from genesis
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Word Origin and History for hypergenetical
genetic
"pertaining to origins," coined 1831 by Carlyle from Gk. genetikos "genitive," from genesis "origin" (see genus). Biological sense first recorded in Darwin, 1859. Genetics (patterned on ethics, etc.) is 1872 meaning "laws of origination," 1905 for "study of heredity," a coinage of Eng. biologist William Bateson (1861-1926).
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hypergenetical in Medicine

genetic ge·net·ic (jə-nět'ĭk) or ge·net·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to genetics or genes.

  2. Affecting or affected by genes, as a disorder or deficiency.

  3. Of, relating to, or influenced by the origin or development of something; ontogenic.

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