1. occurring among members of a family usually by heredity

- genetically transmitted features

Similar word(s): heritable, inheritable, familial, hereditary, inherited, transmissible, transmitted

2. of or relating to or produced by or being a gene

- genic combinations

- genetic code

Similar word(s): genetical, genic

3. pertaining to or referring to origin

- genetic history reconstructs the origins of a literary work

4. of or relating to the science of genetics

- genetic research

Similar word(s): genetical

Sentences with genetic as an adjective:

- Chinese has borrowed several words from English, but it does not have a genetic relationship to English.