descendants

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Noun1.descendants - all of the offspring of a given progenitor; "we must secure the benefits of freedom for ourselves and our posterity"
biological group - a group of plants or animals
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The stock options are not transferable by participants except by will or the laws of descent and distribution, and are exercisable during the participant's lifetime only by the participant.
The transferees will enjoy the same rights as the participant, except they will be unable to transfer the stock options except by will or the laws of descent and distribution.