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heritable

[her-i-tuh-buh l] /ˈhɛr ɪ tə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being inherited; inheritable; hereditary.
2.
capable of inheriting.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English < Middle French, equivalent to herit(er) to inherit + -able -able. See heir, heredity
Related forms
heritability, noun
heritably, adverb
nonheritability, noun
nonheritable, adjective
nonheritably, adverb
unheritable, adjective
Can be confused
heritable, hereditary, inheritable (see synonym study at hereditary)
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British Dictionary definitions for non-heritability

heritable

/ˈhɛrɪtəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being inherited; inheritable
2.
(mainly law) capable of inheriting
Derived Forms
heritability, noun
heritably, adverb
Word Origin
C14: from Old French, from heriter to inherit
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Word Origin and History for non-heritability

heritable

adj.

early 15c., from Old French héritable (c.1200), from hériter (see heritage). Related: Heritability.

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non-heritability in Medicine

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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non-heritability in Science
heritable
  (hěr'ĭ-tə-bəl)   
Capable of being passed from one generation to the next through the genes.
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