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acquired character

noun, Genetics.
1.
a noninheritable character that results from certain environmental influences.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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acquired-character in Medicine

acquired character n.
A nonhereditary change of function or structure in a plant or animal made in response to the environment.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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