Hereditary synonyms

hə-rĕd'ĭ-tĕr'ē
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Obtained via an inheritance
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(Genetics) Relating to genetics or genes.
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Possessed as an essential characteristic; inherent:
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Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors; as, an ancestral estate.
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(Of a trait) Present since birth.
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(Slang) Homosexual.
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Existing naturally or by heredity rather than being learned through experience.
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Capable of taking by inheritance, or of receiving by descent; capable of succeeding to, as an heir.
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Regarding trusts and estates, of a direct, as opposed to a collateral, descendant.
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Of or pertaining to patrimony
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(Medicine) Developed postfetally; not congenital.
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Occurring in nature pure or uncombined with other substances:
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Related or similar; akin:
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Of or from one's ancestors
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Possessed at birth
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Of or pertaining to human family.
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(in combination) That has been transmitted in a specific manner.
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The definition of paternal is having the characteristic of a father or fatherhood.
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