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her·i·ta·ble

 (hĕr′ĭ-tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being passed from one generation to the next; hereditary.
2. Capable of inheriting or taking by inheritance.

[Middle English, from Old French, from heriter, to inherit, from Late Latin hērēditāre; see inherit.]

her′i·ta·bil′i·ty n.
her′i·ta·bly adv.

heritable

(ˈhɛrɪtəbəl)
adj
1. (Biology) capable of being inherited; inheritable
2. (Law) chiefly law capable of inheriting
[C14: from Old French, from heriter to inherit]
ˌheritaˈbility n
ˈheritably adv

her•it•a•ble

(ˈhɛr ɪ tə bəl)

adj.
1. capable of being inherited; inheritable; hereditary.
2. capable of inheriting.
[1325–75; Middle English < Middle French]

her·i·ta·ble

(hĕr′ĭ-tə-bəl)
Capable of being passed from one generation to the next through the genes; hereditary.
Usage The words heritable and congenital are often confused when used in describing medical conditions or diseases. A heritable disease is one that results from a variation or defect in the genetic makeup of an individual. Because of their genetic nature, heritable diseases, such as hemophilia, can be passed from one generation to the next. In this regard the diseases are no different from other genetic traits. A congenital disease is simply one that appears at birth (congenital comes from Latin com-, meaning "together," and genitus, meaning "born"). Congenital diseases may be heritable ones, but they may also result from some factor, such as a drug, infection, or injury, that has upset the careful timing and balance of the developmental process in the uterus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heritable - capable of being inherited; "inheritable traits such as eye color"; "an inheritable title"
Translations

heritable

[ˈherɪtəbl] ADJ [objects, property] → heredable, hereditable; [person] → que puede heredar

heritable

adj
(Jur) personerbfähig

heritable

adj heredable
References in classic literature ?
still to the commoner, always to the commoner) pa- tience, meanness of spirit, non-resistance under op- pression; and she introduced heritable ranks and aristocracies, and taught all the Christian populations of the earth to bow down to them and worship them.
East Ayrshire Council had pounds 5million deposited with Heritable Bank and Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander and have received pounds 1.
In July, Wirral Council said it had agreed a repayment schedule with the Heritable Bank which will see the authority repaid "at least" 70 to 80% of its pounds 2m investment.
Caerphilly council reinvested pounds 15m in Landsbanki and its UK arm Heritable between July and September 2008.
The Audit Commission itself had invested pounds 10m in Icelandic banks, Heritable and Landsbanki.
Glasgow investment firm Western Heritable is behind the four star base2stay hotel set to open next summer on the Seel Street site of the former Seel House Press printing plant.
But according to reports, the administrators for one of the organisations that collapsed, Heritable Bank, have now indicated creditors will receive around four-fifths of their funds back.
According to the BBC, the administrators for one of the banks that collapsed, Heritable Bank, have indicated its creditors could receive around 80 per cent of their funds back - equating to a total repayment of about pounds 300 million.
Insulin clearance is a highly heritable trait that has now been tracked to specific regions of two chromosomes, a finding that may have important implications for risk assessment in diabetes, polycystic ovary syndrome, and metabolic syndrome.
Rodney Howell, chairman of the Health and Human Services Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children, said in a statement.
7million on deposit with Kaupthing Singer and Friedlander, Heritable and Glitnir which was due to be repaid on December 31.
Six councils confirmed they have invested in Icelandic banks Landsbanki, Heritable and Glitnir.