inherited error

inherited error

[in′her·əd·əd ′er·ər]
(computer science)
The error existing in the data supplied at the beginning of a step in a step-by-step calculation as executed by a program.
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Creatine Transporter Defect, an X-linked, inherited error of metabolism, was identified in 2001 in collaboration between Avicena and researchers at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Sir Bernard's two predecessors as Britain's most senior policeman were both forced to quit and his priority now is to avoid future mistakes and correct inherited errors, including the contemptible treatment of the Lawrence family.
But it does appear that the dilatory procedure was a consequence of crony capitalism and a legacy of inherited errors.
The 2 basic science programs are in immunology--which relates to the clinical areas of cancer, infectious diseases, allergy, transplantation, and autoimmune diseases--and metabolic disease, which relates to the diagnosis and treatment of inherited errors of metabolism.
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