Erbgut

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Erbe (heritage) +‎ Gut (material)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛʁpˌɡuːt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Erb‧gut

Noun[edit]

Erbgut n (genitive Erbguts or Erbgutes, no plural)

  1. (biology) genetic material
    • 2012 April 4, Die Welt [1], page 20:
      Die kulturellen Bedingungen entscheiden darüber, wie stark die Anlagen im Erbgut zur Entfaltung kommen können.
      The cultural conditions decide about how strongly the dispositions in the genetic material can be developed.

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