heritability(redirected from broad-sense heritability)
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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.]
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