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Capable of being inherited: inheritable traits; inheritable property.

in·her′it·a·bil′i·ty n.

Patient discussion about inheritable

Q. Is Autism hereditary? My 3 year old son has been diagnosed with autism last year. I am now pregnant with my second child and am scared that he will too have autism.

A. There is a higher chance that your additional children will have autism too, however its not a given. Be more alert and notice any early signs that your child may develop.

Q. Is Leukemia hereditary? My Grandpa died of Leukemia when he was 50. I am worried that it might be hereditary. Is it?

A. Overall leukemia is not hereditary but there are rare reports of family clusters, that is, more than one case in a family. Therefore, you should consult your Doctor and tell him about your family's medical history.

Q. Is migraine hereditary? If both my parents suffer from migraines does it mean I can't avoid it?

A. Yes, migraines do have a very strong genetic correlation. However, it does not mean that if both your parents have it, you will have it too for 100%. It means only that you have a much higher risk than the regular population, that does not have migraines in their family, to suffer from this condition.

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There are eight inheritable myopathies: central core disease, myotonia congenita, paramyotonia congenita, myotubular myopathy, nemaline myopathy, hypokalemic periodic paralysis, hyperkalemic periodic paralysis and normokalemic periodic paralysis.
The bench accepted all the petitions involving cases of civil servants regarding only financial benefits and in its order declared legal heirs of civil servants will be illegible to plead case of their parents upon their demise which entailed financial benefits inheritable by the legal heirs.
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At the same time, many cautionary words have been said about the possibility of unintended bad effects of a manipulation of human genes that creates inheritable genetic changes.
Possibly offer a couple of key edits via CRISPR to eliminate inheritable mutations like BRCA and all descendants will be free of it.
A key term in this book is "hereditary heathenism," the idea "that Indians and Africans could never become Christian" because religious identity was as inheritable as any physical characteristic.
The most recent Inheritance in Great Britain 2008/10 report found that a fifth of British inheritors received over three quarters of the overall amount of inheritable wealth from 2008-2010.
This edition adds 19 new chapters on topics like recent advances in cytogenetics and molecular biology, inheritable genetic variations predisposing to tumors, surgical strategies and intraoperative imaging, convection therapy, and gangliogliomas, dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors, pleomorphic xanthoastrocytomas, atypical teratoid/rabdoid tumors, and chordomas/skull base tumors.
Our study is the largest investigation of the heritability of common foot disorders in older adults, confirming that bunions and lesser toe deformities are highly inheritable in Caucasian men and women of European descent," Dr.
THE controversial Marriage Laws ( Amendment) Bill, which aims at granting a woman a share in her husband's inherited and inheritable property, besides a pie in the property acquired by him during and after marriage, was referred to a Group of Ministers ( GoM) after sharp differences arose within the Union Cabinet on main provisions.
Priori's presentation at the scientific session addressed gender differences in inheritable disorders and discussed how gender is an undisputed modifier of the expressivity of inherited arrhythmogenic disorders.
The deal here is in the incredible inheritable lease.