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Inherited character

inherited character n.
A single attribute of an animal or plant transmitted at one locus from generation to generation in accordance with genetic principles.


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  • Inheriting

    [in-her-it] /ɪnˈhɛr ɪt/ verb (used with object) 1. to take or receive (property, a right, a title, etc.) by succession or will, as an heir: to inherit the family business. 2. to receive as if by succession from predecessors: the problems the new government inherited from its predecessors. 3. to receive (a genetic character) by […]

  • Inheritors

    [in-her-i-ter] /ɪnˈhɛr ɪ tər/ noun 1. a person who ; heir.

  • Inheritor

    [in-her-i-ter] /ɪnˈhɛr ɪ tər/ noun 1. a person who ; heir.

  • Inheritrix

    [in-her-i-triks] /ɪnˈhɛr ɪ trɪks/ noun, plural inheritrices [in-her-i-trahy-seez] /ɪnˌhɛr ɪˈtraɪ siz/ (Show IPA). Law. 1. a woman who inherits; heiress.

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