nonheritable

Definitions of nonheritable
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adj not inheritable

Synonyms:
noninheritable
acquired
gotten through environmental forces
congenital, inborn, innate
present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
nonhereditary, nontransmissible
not acquirable by inheritance
nurtural
resulting from nurture
Antonyms:
heritable, inheritable
capable of being inherited
ancestral, hereditary, patrimonial, transmissible
inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
familial, genetic, hereditary, inherited, transmissible, transmitted
occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
monogenic
of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by a single pair of genes
polygenic
of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by several genes at once; of or related to or determined by polygenes
inheriting
having the legal right to inherit
nee
(meaning literally `born') used to indicate the maiden or family name of a married woman
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