Definitions for "Genetic disease"
A disorder, which may or may not be apparent at birth, which is a consequence of a mutation present in one or more of the patient's genes.
a disease that has its origin in changes to the genetic material. Genetic diseases usually refer to diseases that are inherited in a Mendelian fashion, although non-inherited forms may also result from genic (DNA) mutation
Any disease due to genetic DNA errors.
Heritable genetic alterations from wild type which, when expressed, result in decreased viability of the individual receiving the altered gene(s).
Any malfunction of the body directly caused by malfunctioning genes.