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inheritedadjective Referring to a trait or characteristic that is intrinsic to one's genotype; in this context, the synonym hereditary is widely preferred
Patient discussion about inherited
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.
Q. Is Leukemia hereditary? My Grandpa died of Leukemia when he was 50. I am worried that it might be hereditary. Is it?
Q. Is migraine hereditary? If both my parents suffer from migraines does it mean I can't avoid it?