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hereditaryadjective 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
hereditarydescending or capable of descending to succeeding generations by inheritance; transmitted or transmissible according to established rules of descent.
HEREDITARY. That which is inherited.