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heritable

1. capable of being inherited; inheritable
2. Chiefly law capable of inheriting
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Crofters indicated at a public meeting last October that they were entitled to allow cattle back on to the thoroughfares as part of their heritable rights as members of the Plockton Grazings Committee.
Following categories were considered in the latest epigenetics findings - the significance of diet, physical activity, aging, the significance of genes, is the epigenome heritable? How can epigenetics contribute to novel treatments?
The horn to horn distance was least heritable while neck length was the most heritable character in Beetal goats.
"This population, which had been created by our collaborators in France, consists of plant lines that are genetically nearly identical, but that vary considerably in heritable DNA methylation.
Globally, the political consensus on heritable human genome editing--such as it is--inclines toward an outright ban, and if not a ban, at least a moratorium.
Only about 5-10% of breast cancer is considered to be genetically heritable, meaning 90-95% of women who develop breast cancer do not have an inherited mutation and may develop cancer for other reasons: environmental toxin exposure, lifestyle choices and other disease risks.
Target: Heritable interest in 21/31 Buchanan Street, 8 and 24/28 Mitchell Street, 140/142 Argyle Street, 148/152 Argyle Street, 35/53 Buchanan Street and 34/50 Mitchell Street, Glasgow
The authors also called for an investment of $21.9 million for the Health Resources and Services Administration's heritable disorders programming, which includes screening for dangerous conditions, including Pompe disease.
Years ago studies of twins showed that depression is partly heritable but the actual genes involved have proved elusive.
(4) But in contrast to the early twentieth century rush to exploit breakthroughs in human powered and controlled aviation, the modern-day reaction to heritable human genome editing is one of hesitation and fear.
At the risk of sounding like a politician, in answer to the question, "Are deer antler characteristics heritable?" the answer is "yes" and "no." Here is what that study found.
The agreement focuses on heritable cardiomyopathies and includes three MyoKardia programs.