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hereditary

see definition of hereditary
  • adjinherited; transmitted at birth
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Synonyms for hereditary

adj inherited; transmitted at birth
  • genetic
  • inborn
  • transmitted
  • ancestral
  • bequeathed
  • family
  • genealogical
  • handed down
  • heritable
  • inbred
  • inheritable
  • inherited
  • lineal
  • maternal
  • paternal
  • patrimonial
  • traditional
  • transmissible
  • willed

Antonyms for hereditary

  • acquired
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More words related to hereditary

connate

adjective. innate
  • built-in
  • congenital
  • connatural
  • hereditary
  • inborn
  • inbred
  • ingrained
  • inherent
  • inherited
  • native
  • natural

derivative

adjective. borrowed, transmitted from source
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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