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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.
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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
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Professor Julian Sampson, from the Institute of Medical Genetics at the University of Wales College of Medicine, said that such was the expertise already in Wales he was confident the bid could be successful.
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A 23-year-old female patient who had the characteristic clinical features of H syndrome was referred to our medical genetics outpatient clinic to confirm the clinical diagnosis through molecular testing, to arrange the clinical follow-up and treatment support programme, and to provide the patient with suitable genetic counselling.