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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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Had Professor Woods established a Charitable Remainder Trust, his children likely would have received lifetime payments well in excess of $250,000; and his estate would have been able to use a large tax deduction to offset taxes on other inheritable assets.
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And this is that unbeliefe, which being more noysome then any pestilenct botch, may rightly & properly be called the Jewish Infidelitie, & seemeth after a certaine maner their inheritable disease, who are after a certaine sort from their mothers wombe, naturally caned through perverse frowardnes, into all malitious hatred, & contempt of Christ, & his Christians.