HyperDic: heredity

English > 2 senses of the word heredity:
NOUNprocesshereditythe biological process whereby genetic factors are transmitted from one generation to the next
attributeheredity, genetic endowmentthe total of inherited attributes
heredity > pronunciation
Soundshhereh'dahtiy
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English > heredity: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe biological process whereby genetic factors are transmitted from one generation to the next.
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Spanishherencia genética, herencia
Catalanherència genètica, herència
Adjectiveshereditaryoccurring among members of a family usually by heredity
English > heredity: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe total of inherited attributes.
Synonymgenetic endowment
Narrowerinheritance, hereditary pattern(genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents
BroaderpropertyA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
Spanishherencia genética, herencia
Catalanherència genètica, herència
Adjectiveshereditaryoccurring among members of a family usually by heredity

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