GENETICS

The branch of biology concerning the mechanisms and phenomena of heredity and the laws that determine inherited traits. See behavior genetics; biogenesis; political genetics; socio-genetics.

GENETICS: "Genetics is a branch of biology."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GENETICS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/genetics/ (accessed October 20, 2018).
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