[huh-red-i-tist] /həˈrɛd ɪ tɪst/
any person who places the role of heredity above that of the environment as the determining factor in human or animal behaviour
- Hereditary spinal ataxia
hereditary spinal ataxia n. Sclerosis of the posterior and lateral columns of the spinal cord, occurring in children and characterized by ataxia in the lower extremities that spreads to the upper extremities and is followed by paralysis and contractures. Also called Friedreich’s ataxia.
- Hereditary spherocytosis
hereditary spherocytosis n. A congenital defect in the cell membrane of red blood cells resulting in thickened, fragile red blood cells that are susceptible to spontaneous hemolysis and marked by chronic anemia, reticulocytosis, mild jaundice, and fever and abdominal pain. Also called chronic acholuric jaundice, chronic familial jaundice, congenital hemolytic anemia, congenital hemolytic jaundice, spherocytic […]
/hɜːˈmuːpəlɪs/ noun 1. a port in Greece, capital of Cyclades department, on the E coast of Syros Island. Pop: (municipality): 13 496 (2001) Modern Greek name Ermoupoli (ɛrˈmupɔli)
[hurn] /hɜrn/ noun, Dialect. 1. . [hurn, hur-uh n] /hɜrn, ˈhɜr ən/ pronoun, Nonstandard. 1. (def 2). /hɜːn/ noun 1. an archaic or dialect word for heron