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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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Head and horn length, teat placement and belly sprung were very lowly heritable. Rump height also had low heritability.
Today, it is not clear what the international scientific consensus on heritable modifications is (or might be).
(50) Formulated at a time when altering the human germline was the stuff of fantasy, language about "the heritage of humanity" may be better understood as an acknowledgment of the human genome's value as a unique public good than as a move to forestall permanently the possibility of any heritable genome modification.
2 Secretary of Health & Human Services letter to the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (SACHDNC); dated September 21, 2011.
Genetic factors that influence internalizing a thin ideal may overlap with heritable factors that influence personality characteristics like perfectionism.
On Teesside, Redcar and Cleveland Council is continuing its attempts to recover pounds 4m from the Heritable Bank and another pounds 2m from Kaupthing Singer Friendlander.
Gateshead Council's strategic director of finance, Derek Coates, said: "Gateshead Council had pounds 2.8m deposited in Heritable Bank when it went into administration.
We do not support state-by-state legislative action to add disorders that have not been recommended by the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children and endorsed by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Caerphilly had pounds 15m invested - pounds 5m in Landsbanki and pounds 10m in its subsidiary Heritable.
Cultural evolution is the product of heritable variations in cultural information.
Epigenetic changes have been shown to play a role in a wide range of diseases, including obesity, and have been shown to be heritable from mother to child.