Medical Dictionary

hereditary

adj he·red·i·tary \hə-ˈred-ə-ˌter-ē\

Medical Definition of HEREDITARY

1
:  genetically transmitted or transmittable from parent to offspring—compare acquired 2, congenital 2, familial
2
:  of or relating to inheritance or heredity
he·red·i·tar·i·ly \-ˌred-ə-ˈter-ə-lē\ adverb
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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