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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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Cirrhosis can also be caused by hereditary defects in iron or copper metabolism or prolonged exposure to chemical compounds and various environmental toxins.
Hereditary disorders predisposing for thrombosis are not only antithrombin, protein C and protein S deficiencies, but also hereditary defects such as factor V 1691 G-A (Leiden) (FVL) and prothrombin 20210 G - A mutations (1), (2).
In a separate release the company announced the presentation of preclinical research being presented at AGA showing that colonic tumor cells marked by hereditary defects different from the APC gene mutation that characterizes FAP also undergo apoptosis, or programmed cell death, when treated with Aptosyn(TM).
88 ug/ml in patients with no hereditary defects of the clotting mechanism to 7.

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