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inheritable

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adjective in·her·it·able \in-ˈher-ə-tə-bəl, -ˈhe-rə-\

Definition of inheritable

  1. 1 :  capable of being inherited :  transmissible <an inheritable title>

  2. 2 :  capable of taking by inheritance <the eldest son is inheritable to the crown>

in·her·it·abil·i·ty play \-ˌher-ə-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌhe-rə-\ noun
in·her·it·able·ness play \-ˈher-ə-tə-bəl-nəs, -ˈhe-rə-\ noun


Examples of inheritable

  1. <eye color is an inheritable trait>



15th Century

First Known Use of inheritable

15th century


Medical Dictionary

inheritable

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adjective in·her·it·able \in-ˈher-ət-ə-bəl\

Medical Definition of inheritable

  1. :  capable of being transmitted from parent to offspring genetically

  2. in·her·it·abil·i·ty \-ˌher-ət-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\play noun, plural in·her·it·abil·i·ties




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