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genetic

adjective atavistic, congenital, hereditary, ingrained, inherited, innate
See also: born, hereditary, innate, native
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The database also comprises a list of genetic defects that could cause the disease.
team to look for genetic defects in 15,585 people diagnosed with a range of disorders believed to be due to faulty brain development - known as neurodevelopmental disorders.
The test is particularly suitable for women over 35, who have a higher chance of delivering babies with genetic defects.
Increased age of the men was not associated with the same genetic defects seen in older women; for instance, there was no increased risk of fathering a child with Down syndrome.
IVF embryos found to carry higher than expected genetic defects.
SAN ANTONIO -- Extremely low sperm counts are often caused by genetic defects that could pose other health risks to affected men and their potential offspring, Dolores Lamb, Ph.
Following the announcement that a British woman will give birth to the UK's first cyberbaby, a Welsh medical ethics expert said the child may face a range of problems, including genetic defects or illnesses.
NOW MORE THAN EVER I FEEL TREMENDOUS COMPASSION for parents who fear they wouldn't be able to handle bringing a child with genetic defects into the world, but I also want them to know that the picture of what they and their child will face is often painted much bleaker than it need be.
The Human Genome Project and related developments hold out the prospect of extending and enriching lives by early-detection techniques and precisely-designed vaccines, and ultimately correcting the genetic defects that lead to sickle-cell anaemia, Huntington's Disease, and various cancers.
There are, to be sure, some diseases directly caused by specific genetic defects.
Patent and Trademark Office issued a notice of allowance dealing with an invention that has numerous applications, including nucleic acid detection, quantification and purification, and determining genetic defects and mutations.
I admit that this miracle only happened because we are from a country that lacks the facilities to detect genetic defects and easily eliminate a pregnancy.