Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun heredity

2 senses of heredity

Sense 1
heredity -- (the biological process whereby genetic factors are transmitted from one generation to the next)
       => organic process, biological process -- (a process occurring in living organisms)

Sense 2
heredity, genetic endowment -- (the total of inherited attributes)
       => property -- (a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles")

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