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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 he·red·i·ty /həˈrɛdəti/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 he·red·i·ty /həˈrɛdətɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 He·red·i·ty n.  Biol. Hereditary transmission of the physical and psychical qualities of parents to their offspring; the biological law by which living beings tend to repeat their characteristics in their descendants. See Pangenesis.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the biological process whereby genetic factors are
           transmitted from one generation to the next
      2: the total of inherited attributes [syn: genetic endowment]