hereditarian

noun
he·​red·​i·​tar·​i·​an | \ hə-ˌre-də-ˈter-ē-ən How to pronounce hereditarian (audio) \

Definition of hereditarian

: an advocate of the theory that individual differences in human beings can be accounted for primarily on the basis of genetics

Other Words from hereditarian

hereditarian adjective

First Known Use of hereditarian

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hereditarian

heredit(ary) + -arian

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“Hereditarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hereditarian. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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hereditarian

noun
he·​red·​i·​tar·​i·​an | \ hə-ˌred-ə-ˈter-ē-ən How to pronounce hereditarian (audio) \

Medical Definition of hereditarian

: an advocate of the theory that individual differences in human beings can be accounted for primarily on the basis of genetics

Other Words from hereditarian

hereditarian adjective
hereditarianism \ -​ē-​ə-​ˌniz-​əm How to pronounce hereditarian (audio) \ noun

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