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Qualifier in English: genetics
Qualifier in Spanish: genética
Qualifier in Portuguese: genética
Qualifier in French: génétique
Entry term(s): heredity
Scope note: Used for mechanisms of heredity and the genetics of organisms, for the genetic basis of normal and pathologic states, and for the genetic aspects of endogenous chemicals. It includes biochemical and molecular influence on genetic material.
Annotation: subhead only; includes "heredity"; with organisms for genetic discussions; with diseases for the genetic basis & means of inheritance; with endogenous chemicals only for their genetic aspects; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.34; DF: /genet or /GE
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/GE or GE (SH) or SUBS APPLY GE; use /genetics to search /familial & genetic back thru 1966
History Note: 78; /familial & genetic was subheading 1966-88; used with Category B, D6, D8-13 & D24 1978-86; B, D6, D8-13, D24, AGING, CLIMACTERIC+, DRUG RESISTANCE+, PIGMENTATION+ & PUBERTY+ 1987-88; B, C, D6, D8-13, D24, F3, AGING, CLIMACTERIC+, DRUG RESISTANCE+, ETHNIC GROUPS+, PIGMENTATION+, PUBERTY+ & RACIAL STOCKS+ 1989; B, C, D8-9, D11-13, D24, F3 & G4-12 1990 forward
Entry Version: GENET
Abbreviation: GE
DeCS UI: 22033
Descriptor UI: Q000235
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/05/16
Revision Date: 2003/07/24
genetics - Preferred
Concept UI M0030426
Scope note Used for mechanisms of heredity and the genetics of organisms, for the genetic basis of normal and pathologic states, and for the genetic aspects of endogenous chemicals. It includes biochemical and molecular influence on genetic material.
Preferred term genetics
heredity - Narrower
Concept UI M0030427
Preferred term heredity



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