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A 23-year-old female asked:

Do genetics mean a lot of things ?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Roberts
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: genetics is the science of inheritance for all living things, as well as some non-living things like viruses which use living things to replicate. If you have a specific question about something, and which to know whether it is inherited or not, please ask.
Last updated Jun 16, 2021
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