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heritable

adjective her·i·ta·ble \ˈher-ə-tə-bəl, ˈhe-rə-\

: able to be passed from parent to child before birth

law : able to be passed from a parent or older relative to a child

Full Definition of HERITABLE

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:  capable of being inherited or of passing by inheritance
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Examples of HERITABLE

  1. <heritable characteristics like skin and eye and hair color>

First Known Use of HERITABLE

14th century

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Rhymes with HERITABLE

heritable

adjective her·i·ta·ble \ˈher-ət-ə-bəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HERITABLE

:  hereditary <one of several heritable childhood cancers—W. K. Cavenee et al>

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