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heritable

adjective alienable, assignable, bestowable, consignable, conveyable, devisable, givable, hereditable, hereditary, inheritable, negotiable, testamentary, transferable, transmissible
Associated concepts: bequest, curtesy, devise, dower, intessate succession laws, legacy, testamentary gift
See also: bequest, hereditament, hereditary
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The money that was held in Heritable will not be paid out as part of the Landsbanki payouts, but will be paid out separately and that is likely to take longer and the returns are less secure.
If the inheritance of acquired characters is considered by most biologists to be a relatively rare exception to the general rule that acquired characters are not heritable, what can be learned by devoting class time to such "exceptions"?
Leveraging powerful genetic insights MyoKardia intends to classify these heritable cardiovascular diseases into a series of underlying rare genetic disorders, enabling physicians to treat patients based on their unique genetic and clinical profiles.
6] Wong et al showed that the cumulative incidence of a second tumor increases with time, reaching 58% at 50 years in irradiated patients with heritable retinoblastoma versus 27% in patients who were not irradiated.
More than two-thirds of people with manic-depressive disorder have at least one close relative with the illness or with unipolar major depression, indicating that the disease has a heritable component.
There was back then a best-selling book arguing that IQ was to a certain extent genetic and heritable.
Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reached a different result on April 30, 1996, in the case of Scottish Heritable Trust v.
Scientists estimate that as many as 1 million people in the United States may have a heritable disorder of connective tissue.
This principle is applied to ethical issues emerging from embyronic stem cell (ESC) and genetic engineering biotechnologies with the following results: 1) use of human blastocysts for ESC research and therapy, genetic engineering of human somatic cells, and genetic engineering of the human germ line to rid the species of heritable, debilitating diseases are justified, and 2) germ line engineering for genetic "enhancement" is not justifiable.
The days of shrinking woollen garments in the wash may soon be over, thanks to new research revealing that wool shrinkage (felting) is a heritable trait that could be manipulated through conventional breeding techniques.
This suggests that perhaps either there's shared environmental factor that contributes to both disorders, or there's a common heritable factor.
AGE animal contains a heritable recombinant DNA (rDNA) construct that gives it new traits or characteristics.