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inheritance

noun in·her·i·tance \in-ˈher-ət-ən(t)s\

Medical Definition of INHERITANCE

1
:  the reception of genetic qualities by transmission from parent to offspring
2
:  all of the genetic characters or qualities transmitted from parent to offspring—compare genotype 2, phenotype
July 06, 2015
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