inheritable inheritable  /ɪn ˈhɛ rə tə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being inherited

Usage(s):

  1. It was clearly a perpetual, not a lifetime subscription, transferable, inheritable, noncancelable, and -it was good until the end of PTI, the Weekly Newsmagazine.
  2. It was clearly a perpetual, not a lifetime subscription, transferable, inheritable, noncancelable, and -it was good until the end of PTI, the Weekly Newsmagazine.
  3. Fecundity, reasons Geneticist Woods, depends upon an inheritable desire to leave descendants.

News

  • Mitochondrial Replacement “three-parent IVF” set for UK go-ahead

    Artificially inseminated babies created from the genes of three people could be a reality as early as 2014, with the UK the first to approve so-called mitochondria replacement to prevent inheritable diseases. The controversial procedure involves transferring the genetic material from two parents into an egg from another woman; by removing the donor egg’s nucleus, Read The Full Story
    on June 28, 2013     Source: SlashGear

Quotes

  1. "This bill will provide future retirees with fully inheritable Social Security accounts that can't be spent by Congress, ensuring that taxes paid into Social Security are used for Social Security," said Rep. Jim McCrery, R-La., who chairs the...
    on Jun 22, 2005 By: Jim McCrery Source: MarketWatch

  2. The Innovation Centre also showcases green technology, a trend which Mlambo Ncguka believes needs to be embraced by young people in order to create an Africa "inheritable to our children".
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Source: ITWeb

  3. "Almost everything else shows a genetic influence. But by no means is talent entirely inheritable or determined," says Robert Plomin, a research professor at the Institute of Psychiatry in London. "That talent is genetically influenced...
    on Jul 21, 2006 By: Robert Plomin Source: guardian.co.uk

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