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Synonyms of hereditary

Adjective


1. 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"

2. ancestral, hereditary, patrimonial, transmissible, inheritable (vs. noninheritable), heritable

usage: inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent; "ancestral home"; "ancestral lore"; "hereditary monarchy"; "patrimonial estate"; "transmissible tradition"

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