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Topic: BIOLOGY

Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: hérédité, from Latin hereditas, from heres; HEIR

heredity

noun
     
he‧red‧i‧ty [uncountable]
HBM the process by which mental and physical qualities are passed from a parent to a child before the child is born [↪ genetics]
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