Heredity and Strain


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Heredity noun – The biological process whereby genetic factors are transmitted from one generation to the next.
Strain and heredity are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Strain" instead a noun "Heredity".
Nearby Word: hereditary
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Strain noun – The line of ancestors from whom a person is descended.
Usage example: descended from a strain of Irish seafarers

Heredity and strain are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Heredity" instead a noun "Strain".
Nearby Words: strained, straining, strainer
Synonyms for Strain
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