inheritable


in·her·it·able

adjective \in-ˈher-ə-tə-bəl, -ˈhe-rə-\

Definition of INHERITABLE

1
:  capable of being inherited :  transmissible <an inheritable title>
2
:  capable of taking by inheritance <the eldest son is inheritable to the crown>
in·her·it·abil·i·ty \-ˌher-ə-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌhe-rə-\ noun
in·her·it·able·ness \-ˈher-ə-tə-bəl-nəs, -ˈhe-rə-\ noun

Examples of INHERITABLE

  1. <eye color is an inheritable trait>

First Known Use of INHERITABLE

15th century

Related to INHERITABLE

in·her·it·able

adjective \in-ˈher-ət-ə-bəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INHERITABLE

: capable of being transmitted from parent to offspring genetically
in·her·it·abil·i·ty \-ˌher-ət-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun, plural in·her·it·abil·i·ties

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