Heritability



[her-i-tuh-buh l] /ˈhɛr ɪ tə bəl/

adjective
1.
capable of being inherited; ; hereditary.
2.
capable of inheriting.
/ˈhɛrɪtəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being inherited; inheritable
2.
(mainly law) capable of inheriting
adj.

early 15c., from Old French héritable (c.1200), from hériter (see heritage). Related: Heritability.

heritability her·i·ta·bil·i·ty (hěr’ĭ-tə-bĭl’ĭ-tē)
n.

heritable her·i·ta·ble (hěr’ĭ-tə-bəl)
adj.

heritable
(hěr’ĭ-tə-bəl)
Capable of being passed from one generation to the next through the genes.

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