heredity
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /hɪˈɹɛdɪti/
  • (America) IPA: /həˈɹɛɾəɾi/
Noun

heredity (uncountable)

  1. Hereditary transmission of the physical and genetic qualities of parents to their offspring; the biological law by which living beings tend to repeat their characteristics in their descendants.
Related terms Translations
  • Italian: eredità
  • Russian: насле́дственность



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