nongenetic

nongenetic

(ˌnɒndʒɪˈnɛtɪk)
adj
not geneticnot relating to genetic science
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5] These studies reveal not only the genetic influence on psoriasis but also that nongenetic factors are important in the pathogenesis of psoriasis.
reported that 52% of the cases were detected with nongenetic hearing loss, of which 26.
Genetic and nongenetic alterations have been suspected to be involved in the development of drug resistance in previous studies.
It remains a medical mystery as to what causes nongenetic ALS, which accounts for more than 90 percent of cases.
Since the virtual elimination of circulating rubella, it has become the most common nongenetic cause of childhood hearing loss and an important cause of neurodevelopmental delay.
She is adopting emerging high throughput genomic and informatics strategies to identify genetic and nongenetic risk factors for breast cancer in order to implement precision health care in diverse populations.
Furthermore, metabolic profiles are influenced by the environment and the gut microbes; thus metabolomics has the potential to unravel the impact of nongenetic factors on disease onset as well as reveal early biomarkers that may improve risk assessment and diagnosis of complex diseases.
This is because partisanship has a strong, nongenetic influence on individual evaluations of presidential performance.
She also points out that most worldwide infant mortality is caused by nongenetic factors, such as poor nutrition and infectious disease, rather than inherited disorders.
For instance, although the concept of Generalised seizures is strongly linked to a presumed genetic [idiopathic] aetiology, Generalised seizures may also occur owing to underlying nongenetic metabolic disorders.
Mary Edwards, programme manager for Alcohol Treatment at Balance, said: "FASD is the most common, nongenetic cause of learning disability in the western world.