nonhereditary nonhereditary

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not acquirable by inheritance

Usage(s):

  1. And when he was five, the trouble was diagnosedchondrodystrophy, a rare form of nonhereditary dwarfism believed to be caused by a chemical imbalance during gestation.
  2. A quiet girl with shoulder-long hair, she spends her time at home studying the nonhereditary mutations of the fruit fly.
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ambivalent ambivalent
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