from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who specializes in genetics.

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  • n. A scientist who studies genes.
  • n. A physician who diagnoses, treats, and counsels patients with genetic disorders or syndromes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a scientist who specializes in genetics.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a biologist who specializes in genetics


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genetic (related to genes) + -ist (person following a profession or interest)


  • A geneticist is looking into the old Stronsay Beast carcass.

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  • The geneticist is the person who's most likely to have an overview of your child's diagnosis.

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  • In a heated conversation, Ms. Frost also told her that seeing a geneticist was a lifestyle choice, Mrs. Calder says.

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  • He practiced medicine until his last days, and worked with renowned scientists such as geneticist Ernst Mayer, American Nobel chemist Linus Pauling, and Founder of Alcohol Anonymous, Bill W.

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  • Proponents of reductionist views such as geneticist James Watson and sociobiologist E.O. Wilson have encountered the opposition of other biologists such as Ernst Mayr and R.C. Lewontin.

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  • Visiting Nobel winners such as geneticist Oliver Smithies and RNA researcher Craig Mello are treated like rock stars, packing lecture halls in Chinese universities.

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  • Stalin thought he could discipline his marching ranks of wheat stalks to grow taller by force, encouraged by his fraudulent "geneticist".

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  • This U. of Chicago connection might have helped Madelyn’s daughter Ann get accepted at age 15 by the U. of Chicago, which used to take smart 15-year-olds frequently, such as geneticist James D. Watson, composer Philip Glass, and one of the Leopold & Loeb guys.

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  • I think this raises a lot of questions about how to handle these cases, which will invariably crop up, says obstetrical geneticist Joe Leigh Simpson of Florida International University in Miami.

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  • In Brazil vaccination programs in mass reduce to zero the polio number and a research of Dr Margo Whiteford, consultant geneticist and chair of the Scottish Spina Bifida Association he accomplished a research that suggests that up to 75% of the cases of spine bífida could be avoided by the mother to take acid fólico three months before the conception and during the pregnancy.

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