GENETIC ERROR By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 Error in a single gene due to mutation or an inability to give proper instructions to make cells. Hereditary but not always lethal. Able to pass it onto the next generation. GENETIC ERROR: "A genetic error is seen in more than 2000 ways so far." Related Psychology Terms MUTATION ALPORT'S SYNDROME PELIZAEUS-MERZBACHER DISEASE GENETIC DISORDER GENETIC DEFECT GENETIC PREDISPOSITION MODIFIER REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS ALLELE OBLIGATE CARRIER Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENETIC ERROR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/genetic-error/ (accessed October 17, 2019).