medical genetics

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med·i·cal ge·net·ics

the study of the etiology, pathogenesis, and natural history of human diseases which are at least partially genetic in origin. Compare: clinical genetics, human genetics.

medical genetics

med·i·cal ge·net·ics

(med'i-kăl jĕ-net'iks)
The study of the etiology, pathogenesis, and natural history of human diseases that are at least partially genetic in origin.
Compare: clinical genetics, human genetics
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