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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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Oral cholic acid for hereditary defects of primary bile acid synthesis: A safe and effective long-term therapy.
Witkop CJ (1957) Hereditary defects in enamel and dentin.
Dentinogenesis imperfecta in a racial isolate with multiple hereditary defects.
Increasingly more reports in the literature demonstrate that hereditary defects are as important as acquired factors in the etiology of thromboembolic disease in adults (5), (6), (8), (20).
In the group of congenital causes are the hereditary defects that cause pups to be born deaf.

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