inherited character


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in·her·it·ed char·ac·ter

a discrete attribute of an animal or plant that is transmitted at one genetic locus from generation to generation in accordance with Mendel law. See: gene.
Synonym(s): unit character

in·her·it·ed char·ac·ter

(in-her'it-ĕd kar'ăk-tĕr)
A single attribute of an animal or plant that is transmitted at one locus from generation to generation in accordance with mendelian laws.
See: gene
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