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[n] the total of inherited attributes
[n] the biological process whereby genetic factors are transmitted from one generation to the next

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\He*red"i*ty\, n. [L. hereditas heirship.] (Biol.) Hereditary transmission of the physical and psychical qualities of parents to their offspring; the biological law by which living beings tend to repeat their characteristics in their descendants. See {Pangenesis}.

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