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- 1. familial
- usage: relating to or having the characteristics of a family; "children of the same familial background"; "familial aggregation"
- 2. familial, genetic, hereditary, inherited, transmitted, transmissible, inheritable (vs. noninheritable), heritable
- usage: occurring among members of a family usually by heredity; "an inherited disease"; "familial traits"; "genetically transmitted features"
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