Definition of nonhereditary in English:


Syllabification: non·he·red·i·tar·y
Pronunciation: /ˌnänhəˈrediˌterē


Not acquired or acquirable by inheritance: nonhereditary forms of breast cancer
More example sentences
  • This subset of patients was randomly chosen to include similar proportions of hereditary and nonhereditary disease.
  • It is not so easy to differentiate those nonhereditary traits and talents within human nature from hereditary ones.
  • Congenital disorders are nonhereditary disorders, which are present at birth.

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