heritable

[her-i-tuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
capable of being inherited; inheritable; hereditary.
2.
capable of inheriting.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English < Middle French, equivalent to herit(er) to inherit + -able -able. See heir, heredity

heritability, noun
heritably, adverb
nonheritability, noun
nonheritable, adjective
nonheritably, adverb
unheritable, adjective

heritable, hereditary, inheritable (see synonym study at hereditary).
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heritable (ˈhɛrɪtəbəl)
 
adj
1.  capable of being inherited; inheritable
2.  chiefly law capable of inheriting
 
[C14: from Old French, from heriter to inherit]
 
herita'bility
 
n
 
'heritably
 
adv

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Medical Dictionary

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

  1. The quality of being heritable.

  2. The proportion of phenotypic variance attributable to variance in genotypes.

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

  1. Capable of being passed from one generation to the next; hereditary.

  2. Capable of inheriting or taking by inheritance.

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Science Dictionary
heritable   (hěr'ĭ-tə-bəl)  Pronunciation Key 
Capable of being passed from one generation to the next through the genes.
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Example sentences
The key to their approach was a statistical concept called heritability.
The missing heritability problem will surely be solved sooner or later.
Twin studies are also unravelling the heritability of various aspects of human
  personality.
Heritability allows us to examine how genetics directly impact an individual's
  height.
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