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heredity

he·red·i·ty

heredity

 
pronunciation:
h re dih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: heredities
definition 1: the genetic transmission of traits or tendencies from parent to offspring.
definition 2: the collective traits or tendencies inherited in such a way.
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