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This glossary of genetics is a list of definitions of terms and concepts commonly used in the study of
genetics Genetics is a branch of biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes, Molecular biology, molecular interactions, Physiology, ...

genetics
and related disciplines in
biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes, Molecular biology, molecular interactions, Physiology, physiological mechanisms, Development ...

biology
, including
molecular biology Molecular biology is the branch of biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes, Molecular biology, molecular interactions, P ...
and
evolutionary biology Evolutionary biology is the subfield of biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes, Molecular biology, molecular interacti ...
. It is intended as introductory material for novices; for more specific and technical detail, see the article corresponding to each term. For related terms, see
Glossary of evolutionary biology This glossary of evolutionary biology is a list of definitions of terms and concepts used in the study of evolutionary biology Evolutionary biology is the subfield of biology that studies the evolution, evolutionary processes (natural selection ...
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Introduction to genetics Genetics is the study of genes and tries to explain what they are and how they work. Genes are how living organism In biology, an organism (from Ancient Greek, Greek: ὀργανισμός, ''organismos'') is any individual contiguous s ...
* Outline of genetics *
Glossary of biology This glossary of biology terms is a list of definitions of fundamental terms and concepts used in biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chem ...


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National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms
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Genetics Genetics is a branch of biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes, Molecular biology, molecular interactions, Physiology, ...
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