dauermodification

noun
dauer·​modification | \¦dau̇(ə)r+\
variants: or dauermodifikation \ +mōdēfēkätsēˈōn \
plural dauermodifications\ -​shənz \ or dauermodifikationen\ -​ēˈōnən \

Definition of dauermodification 

: an acquired character transmitted through the cytoplasm to several succeeding generations but not incorporated into the permanent heredity of the strain

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History and Etymology for dauermodification

German dauermodifikation, from dauer-, long-lasting, permanent + modifikation modification, from French modification

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