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Synonyms for genetic

occurring among members of a family usually by heredity

of or relating to or produced by or being a gene

of or relating to the science of genetics


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In humans, a genetic etiology for congenital caudal anomalies has only been confirmed for the Currarino syndrome, a sacral agenesis caused by mutations in the homeobox-containing gene HLXB9 (1).
Although numerous studies have been conducted on the genetic etiology of MS, only a few genes have been identified with moderate and replicable effects in populations from different ancestries, which indicate that risk variants have different frequencies in continental populations.
7 Defining genetic etiology of this rare condition has not only given insights into clinical classification and disease mechanism, but has also influenced treatment.
Hypercholesterolemia with a genetic etiology is worrisome, for example, especially if it's heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.
The analogy also works because symptoms will wax and wane, certain triggers can worsen the eczema, and there is a shared genetic etiology.
To explore Semantic MEDLINE's ability to assist librarians in curating secondary genetics databases, a new summarization schema was first created, targeting semantic predications that are relevant to the genetic etiology of disease.
A "complex disease" is a definiton used to refer a phenotype with a genetic etiology that is composed of a multitude of susceptibility genes, each contributing only a small magnitude of the overall risk for the disorder whereas geneticists refer to a "phenotype" as the observed trait (physical, behavioral, biochemical) of the organism under study (2).
Fifteen exam outlines referred only to syndromes that were specific to the practice of a particular specialty and for which an underlying genetic etiology was known.
A possible genetic etiology was implicated in fewer than 2% of cases.
Fletcher, 1992; Olson, Rack, Conners, DeFries, & Fulker, 1991; Pennington, Gilger, Olson, & DeFries, 1992; Stevenson, 1991, 1992) failed to provide strong evidence that indicators of genetic etiology were correlated with degree of aptitude-achievement discrepancy.
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a disease with a genetic etiology under intense scrutiny.
These results differ from research in younger populations suggesting that the genetic etiology of low g is significant and that the magnitude of this genetic etiology is similar to that found in the unselected population (Petrill et al.