/ (həˌrɛdəʊfəˈmɪlɪəl) /
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denoting a condition or disease that may be passed from generation to generation and to several members of one family
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Medical definitions for heredo-familial
[ hĕr′ĭ-dō-fə-mĭl′yəl ]
Relating to an inherited condition present in more than one member of a family. No longer in technical use.
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