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Heredity

He`red´i`ty
n.1.(Biol.) Hereditary transmission of the physical and psychical qualities of parents to their offspring; the biological law by which living beings tend to repeat their characteristics in their descendants. See Pangenesis.
Noun1.heredity - the biological process whereby genetic factors are transmitted from one generation to the next
2.heredity - the total of inherited attributes

the passing of a trait from parent to child.

Altmann theory, DNA, DNA double helix, De Vries theory, Galtonian theory, Mendelianism, Mendelism, RNA, Verworn theory, Weismann theory, Weismannism, Wiesner theory, allele, allelomorph, anticodon, biotype, birth, character, chromatid, chromatin, chromosome, codon, deoxyribonucleic acid, determinant, determiner, diathesis, endowment, eugenics, factor, gene, gene complex, gene flow, gene pool, genesiology, genetic code, genetic drift, genetics, genotype, hereditability, hereditary character, heritability, heritage, inborn capacity, inheritability, inheritance, mRNA, matrocliny, messenger RNA, nucleotide, operator gene, operon, patrocliny, pharmacogenetics, recessive character, regulator gene, replication, ribosomal RNA, structural gene, tRNA, transfer RNA
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