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rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism; characterized by severe deficiency of beta-lipoproteins and abnormal red blood cells (acanthocytes) and abnormally low cholesterol levels abetalipoproteinemia
inherited skeletal disorder beginning before birth; cartilage is converted to bone resulting in dwarfism achondroplasia , achondroplasty , chondrodystrophy , osteosclerosis congenita
inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density; in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated Albers-Schonberg disease , marble bones disease , osteopetrosis
inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline ancestry , derivation , filiation , lineage
form of hemophilia discovered by Erik von Willebrand; a genetic disorder that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait; characterized by a deficiency of the coagulation factor and by mucosal bleeding angiohemophilia , vascular hemophilia , von Willebrand's disease
inherited or environmentally-induced abnormality present since birth birth defect
personal characteristics that are inherited at birth birthright
theory that inherited characteristics are transmitted by germ plasm blastogenesis
former English custom by which the youngest son inherited land to the exclusion of his older brothers borough English
inherited disorder of metabolism in which the urine has a odor characteristic of maple syrup; if untreated it can lead to mental retardation and death in early childhood branched chain ketoaciduria , maple syrup urine disease
(genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism chromosomal mutation , genetic mutation , mutation
group of biological taxa or species that share features inherited from a common ancestor clade
inherited form of hemochromatosis classic hemochromatosis , idiopathic hemochromatosis
disease or disorder that is inherited genetically congenital disease , genetic abnormality , genetic defect , genetic disease , genetic disorder , hereditary condition , hereditary disease , inherited disease , inherited disorder
fatal form of homozygous thalassemia (inherited from both parents) in which there is no hemoglobin; skeletal deformations; heart and spleen and liver enlarged Cooley's anaemia , Cooley's anemia , thalassaemia major , thalassemia major
Mexican woman who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans curandera
Mexican man who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans curandero
(Old Testament) the eldest son of Isaac who would have inherited the covenant that God made with Abraham and that Abraham passed on to Isaac; he traded his birthright to his twin brother Jacob for a mess of pottage Esau
anemia resulting from eating fava beans; victims have an inherited blood abnormality and enzyme deficiency favism
interest in land capable of being inherited fee
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