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 (jē′nĭk, jĕn′ĭk)
Of, relating to, produced by, or being genes or a gene.

gen′i·cal·ly adv.


(Genetics) of or relating to a gene or genes


(ˈdʒɛn ɪk)

of, pertaining to, resembling, or arising from a gene or genes.


a combining form often corresponding to nouns ending in -gen or -geny, with the following senses: “producing or causing” (hallucinogenic); “originating or developing in” (neurogenic); “pertaining to a gene or genes” (polygenic); “pertaining to suitability for reproduction by a medium” (telegenic).Compare -genous.
[see -gen, -ic]
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Adj.1.genic - of or relating to or produced by or being a gene; "genic combinations"; "genetic code"
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2 cloves genic, thinly sliced 1 medium shallot thinly sliced 1/2 Cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon dill seeds 4 small red beets thinly sliced Pomegranate molasses to taste Sherry vinegar to taste Splash orange blossom water Salt to taste