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heredity
American English: /həˈrɛdədi/
British English: /hɪˈrɛdɪti/

Translation of heredity in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Long before we knew anything about the physical basis of heredity, factors or genes were identified in terms of their functional or phenotypic effects.
    • So, thousands of years before Gregor Mendel postulated his theories on genetics and heredity, indigenous Americans were breeding corn to select for desirable traits.
    • By the age of nineteen, in 1909, Muller had already become committed to genetics and to the chromosome theory of heredity.

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