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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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. Whatever it is, there is no doubt that the government's handling of Cairn-Vedanta deal has weakened India's image as a destination for FDI.
In particular, think of medium-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase (MCAD) deficiency, which is the most common of the inherited errors of fatty acid metabolism.
Additionally, Reye's Syndrome strongly resembles certain genetic diseases or inherited errors of metabolism.
SAN DIEGO -- Nearly half of all babies born in the United States are being screened for inborn or inherited errors of metabolism through the use of tandem mass spectrometry, which allows clinicians to screen for up to 30 disorders, Dr.