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heritability

[ hĕr′ĭ-tə-bĭlĭ-tē ]
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n.

The quality of being heritable.
The proportion of phenotypic variance attributable to variance in genotypes.

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Example sentences from the Web for heritability

  • Perhaps this heritability was limited to those cases in which the heiress transmitted the de facto headship of her house.

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
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