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hereditary

adjective ancestorial, ancestral, ancient, congenital, connatal, connate, constitutional, genealogical, genetic, hereditable, hereditarius, heritable, inborn, inbred, indigenous, ingenerate, inherited, innate, instinctive, lineal, native, passed down, traditional, transmissible
Associated concepts: hereditary disease, hereditary insanity, hereditary succession
See also: born, consanguineous, derivative, genetic, heritable, innate, native, testamentary

hereditary

descending or capable of descending to succeeding generations by inheritance; transmitted or transmissible according to established rules of descent.

HEREDITARY. That which is inherited.

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Daily Showtimes forPink & Blue: Colors of Hereditary Cancer from October 23 to October 29 are: 11:45am, 2:20pm, 4:40pm, 7:05pm, 9:40pm
Crouzon's syndrome is a hereditary autosomal-dominant form of the craniofacial dysostosis disorders.
Yesterday a leading supporter of the hereditary principle, Mr John Gouriet, of Freedom in Action, called on the new Earl, on honeymoon at Balmoral, to join the Lords as soon as possible.
The Earl of Onslow told the House he was "not fighting for the hereditary peers", and instead urged self- selection of peers by bodies of influential people.
He said: "The continuation of hereditary membership of the second chamber is not for negotiation.
Greif shared that the Behind the Mystery segment will resonate with people who have a history of blood clots and motivate them to take action: "We hope that this will lead more people, particularly pregnant women at risk, to get tested for hereditary AT deficiency.
Tory life peer Baroness Young said getting rid of hereditary voting rights without an alternative was "ludicrous".
The Government has come under fire from critics who say Mr Blair has no clear blueprint for replacing the hereditary peers.
Although breast cancer is known to run in some families, only about 10 percent of all cases are thought to be hereditary.
When you talk about rights to title you have to talk about the issue of the proper title holder and the Gitxsan have always represented themselves as hereditary people.
However, apart from RNaseL-, ElaC2-, MSR1-genes, there are not other identified high-risk genetic variants which might be considered responsible for hereditary PC, moreover suggesting that familial PC is a genetically heterogeneous disease, many gene loci rather than a specific major susceptibility gene predisposing to it.
HDA supports people suffering from Huntington's Disease (HD), a hereditary disorder of the central nervous system affecting an estimated 8,000 to 10,000 in the UK.