Heredity and Succession


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Heredity noun – The biological process whereby genetic factors are transmitted from one generation to the next.
Succession and heredity are semantically related in heritage topic. In some cases you can use "Succession" instead a noun "Heredity".
Nearby Word: hereditary
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Succession noun – Acquisition of property by descent or by will.
Heredity and succession are semantically related in heritage topic. You can use "Heredity" instead a noun "Succession".
Nearby Words: success, successive, successor, successively, successiveness
Synonyms for Succession

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actual actual heredity actual succession
unusual unusual heredity unusual succession

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  • Royals Who Actually Do Something Succession to the Emperor's throne is dictated not only by heredity, but by merit and accomplishment: the royal who rises to the rank of Commander-in-Chief and most distinguishes themself by their actions is the one who is named the successor.
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Succession or Heredity. 2016. Accessed October 24, 2020.

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