Additive Genetic Effects

Science / Genetics / Additive Genetic Effects: When the combined effects of alleles at different loci are equal to the sum of their individual effects.

Other Words for Effects

Effects Adjective Synonyms: belongings, (personal) property, gear, possessions, stuff, things, paraphernalia, chattels, goods, junk, crap, clobber,
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Genetic Variation

Science / Genetics / Genetic Variation: A phenotypic variance of a trait in a population attributed to genetic heterogeneity. MORE

Genetic Testing

Science / Genetics / Genetic Testing: Analyzing an individual's genetic material to determine predisposition to a particular health condition or to confirm a diagnosis of genetic disease. MORE

Genetic-Based Discrimination

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Genetic-Based Discrimination: The practice of requesting or requiring genetic testing information during the hiring process or using genetic testing information to base any other employment decisions or actions. MORE

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)

Business / Agriculture / Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO): A term, currently used most often in international trade discussions, that designates crops that carry new traits that have been inserted through advanced genetic engineering methods (e.g., Flavr Save MORE

Genetics

Science / Biology / Genetics: The study of the structure and function of genes and the transmission of genes from parents to offspring. MORE

Genetic Screening

Science / Genetics / Genetic Screening: Testing groups of individuals to identify defective genes capable of causing hereditary conditions. MORE

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