Genetic vs Progeria - What's the difference?

genetic | progeria |


As an adjective genetic

is genetic.

As a noun progeria is

(pathology) an extremely rare genetic condition wherein symptoms resembling aspects of aging are manifested at an early age.

genetic

Adjective

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  • (genetics) Relating to genetics or genes.
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  • , title= Wild Plants to the Rescue , volume=101, issue=3, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Plant breeding is always a numbers game.
  • Caused by genes.
  • Of or relating to origin (genesis).
  • * 1858 , Year-Book Of Facts In Science And Art For 1858
  • All evidence tends to this conclusion, that the sun is the prime genetic agent of earthquakes and of every other pluto-dynamic impulse which acts against the crust of the planet, and breaks or elevates any of its parts.

    Synonyms

    * hereditary

    Derived terms

    * genetic algorithm * genetic code * genetic disorder * genetic drift * genetic engineer * genetic engineering * genetic fingerprinting * genetic material * genetic modification

    progeria

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia progeria)
  • (pathology) An extremely rare genetic condition wherein symptoms resembling aspects of aging are manifested at an early age.
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