Anything genetic has to do with your genes and DNA. You inherited your mom's eye color because it's genetic.

Genetic traits run in families: biological families, anyway. Anything genetic is related to your DNA, the material you inherited from your biological parents. Hair color, eye color, and other physical traits are genetic, and so are some diseases. Scientists do genetic research to see how knowing what’s in your genes could help keep you well. If you're healthy, one reason is good genetics.

Definitions of genetic

adj of or relating to the science of genetics

genetic research”

adj of or relating to or produced by or being a gene

genetic code”
genetical, genic

adj occurring among members of a family usually by heredity

familial, hereditary, inherited, transmissible, transmitted
heritable, inheritable
capable of being inherited

adj pertaining to or referring to origin

genetic history reconstructs the origins of a literary work”

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