Definition of genetical in US English:

genetical

adjective

  • See genetic

    • ‘These authors, although sometimes disagreeing with each other in detail or emphasis, have worked out an impressive mathematical theory of genetical variation and evolutionary change.’
    • ‘A genetical analysis demonstrated that two mutations affect the mitochondrial genome whereas the third mutation is of nuclear origin.’
    • ‘Linkage disequilibrium mapping has been successful in mapping genetical disorders.’
    • ‘One recent genetical breakthrough involved the recovery and sequencing of a fragment of Neanderthal mtDNA.’
    • ‘Combined with these methods, genetical analyses have revealed the functions of individual genes affecting the pharynx.’