Etymology
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genetic (adj.)

1831, "pertaining to origins," coined by Carlyle as if from Greek genetikos from genesis "origin" (see genesis). Darwin used it biologically as "resulting from common origin" (1859); modern sense of "pertaining to genetics or genes" is from 1908 (see gene). Related: Genetically. Genetical is attested from 1650s as "pertaining to origins."

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Definitions of genetic

genetic (adj.)
occurring among members of a family usually by heredity;
Synonyms: familial / hereditary / inherited / transmitted / transmissible
genetic (adj.)
of or relating to or produced by or being a gene;
genetic code
Synonyms: genic / genetical
genetic (adj.)
pertaining to or referring to origin;
genetic history reconstructs the origins of a literary work
genetic (adj.)
of or relating to the science of genetics;
genetic research
Synonyms: genetical
From wordnet.princeton.edu