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heritable

adjective

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genetically passed or capable of being passed from parent to offspring
  • heritable characteristics like skin and eye and hair color

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The first known use of heritable was in the 14th century

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“Heritable.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heritable. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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