Hereditable



[huh-red-i-tuh-buh l] /həˈrɛd ɪ tə bəl/

adjective
1.
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/hɪˈrɛdɪtəbəl/
adjective
1.
a less common word for heritable
adj.

mid-15c.; see heredity + -able. Related: Hereditability.

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