Definition of genetic testing in English:

genetic testing

Syllabification: ge·net·ic test·ing
(also genetic screening)

noun

  • The sequencing of human DNA in order to discover genetic differences, anomalies, or mutations that may prove pathological: genetic testing to identify HLA status in the fetuses of 49 couples considered at risk
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    • Direct genetic testing to demonstrate mutations in the Notch3 gene can be used to confirm the disease.
    • Whether we look to stem cell research, genetic testing, or insurance coverage, the focus is now on the individual.
    • Yet the clinical utility of predictive genetic testing for different diseases varies considerably.

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