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Term:
caste determination, influence by genetic factors (GO:0048649)
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caste determination, influence by environmental factors 
caste determination, influence by genetic factors 
The process in which individuals, having the potential to develop any of several distinct developmental paths, have their individual developmental fate determined in response to genetic cues. Individuals with distinct developmental fates perform different functions in a colony of social insects.

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