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heredity

noun

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formal the natural process by which physical and mental qualities are passed from a parent to a child
  • Heredity plays no part in the disease.

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The first known use of heredity was circa 1540

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“Heredity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heredity. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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