Genetic Variation

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

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Variation Noun Synonyms: change, changing, alteration, altering, variety, varying, modification, modifying, difference, differing, diversification, diversity, diversifying, modulation, modulating, conversion, converting, permutation, permuting
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Genetic Diversity

Science / Marine Biology / Genetic Diversity: The genetic variation that occurs within a population or species. For example, there are several different colour dog whelk shells and ochre sea stars. See also biodiversity; compare ecosystem diversi MORE

Microbial Genetics

Science / Genetics / Microbial Genetics: The study of genes and gene function in bacteria, archaea, and other microorganisms. Often used in research in the fields of bioremediation, alternative energy, and disease prevention. MORE

Molecular Genetics

Science / Genetics / Molecular Genetics: The study of macromolecules important in biological inheritance. MORE

Ontogenetic

Science / Psychiatry / Ontogenetic: Pertaining to the development of the individual. MORE

Genetics

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

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