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hereditary

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adjective he·red·i·tary \hə-ˈred-ə-ˌter-ē\

Medical Definition of hereditary

  1. 1:  genetically transmitted or transmittable from parent to offspring—compare acquired 1, congenital 2, familial

  2. 2:  of or relating to inheritance or heredity

hereditarily \-ˌred-ə-ˈter-ə-lē\play adverb




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