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, genetical  
      adj   of or relating to genetics, genes, or the origin of something  
     (C19: from genesis)  
  genetically      adv  

genetic code  
      n     (Biochem)   the order in which the nitrogenous bases of DNA are arranged in the molecule, which determines the type and amount of protein synthesized in the cell. The four bases are arranged in groups of three in a specific order, each group acting as a unit (codon), which specifies a particular amino acid  
   See also       messenger RNA       transfer RNA  
genetic counselling  
      n   the provision of advice for couples with a history of inherited disorders who wish to have children, including the likelihood of having affected children, the course and management of the disorder, etc.  
genetic engineering  
      n   alteration of the DNA of a cell for purposes of research, as a means of manufacturing animal proteins, correcting genetic defects, or making improvements to plants and animals bred by man  
genetic fingerprint  
      n   the pattern of DNA unique to each individual that can be analysed in a sample of blood, saliva, or tissue: used as a means of identification  
genetic map  
      n   a graphic representation of the order of genes within chromosomes by means of detailed analysis of the DNA  
   See also       chromosome map  
  genetic mapping      n  
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person who is a specialist of make-up and who applies makeup in a professional manner
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