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hereditary

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

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Some nervous system hereditary defects described in taurine breed calves could be considered in the differential diagnosis for the calves in this report, because they lead to clinical signs similar to the degenerative progressive hereditary mieloencefalopathy.
Oral cholic acid for hereditary defects of primary bile acid synthesis: A safe and effective long-term therapy.
[1] The term amelogenesis imperfecta is reserved for hereditary defects of enamel that are not associated with defects in other parts of the body or other health problems.
Food and Drug Administration is debating whether to approve a technigue that would combine DNA from three people to create babies free of certain hereditary defects.
Congenital and hereditary defects. In: Muller & Kirk's Small Animal Dermatology, 5th edn.

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