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inherited

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of or from one's ancestors

Synonyms for ancestral

inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent

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Similarly, Avise and Robinson (2008) have drawn attention to gene tree vs species tree discordance due to the phenomenon of hemiplasy resulting from the sorting of ancestrally polymorphic lineages retained across successive nodes in a species tree.
The amino acid alignments presented in online Appendix Figure 1 clearly demonstrate that in the FIPV cases included in this study the genotypes correlated with disease phenotype are ancestrally derived and not the result of a few de novo mutations.
president-elect Barak Obama, who is ancestrally from Africa, for the victory he scored in the most recent American presidential elections.
Aunt Ester's demise occurs in this dark tragedy, as does the dissolution of any significant collective attempts to stay ancestrally, historically, and culturally grounded.
Managing newfound freedom and wealth requires discipline, patience and generations of practice, something we islanders have yet to realise having been ancestrally poor, well mannered, mostly obsequious and caring, until easy money (bank loans) ate into and is now destroying the fabric of our society.
In his April 11 review of "Street Kings," Jim Emerson writes, "the Chi--nese-Hawaiian-Caucausian (Keanu) Reeves is, ancestrally speaking, roughly as white as Barack Obama.
Many Preservers identify themselves ancestrally with the source culture, though some get involved outside their own heritage.
Over 200 affected individuals in more than 50 supposedly unrelated families have been found to be ancestrally related through a common progenitor from that period.
Memory, experienced through tradition, provides an ancestrally sanctioned route for the development of solutions to current challenges.
Phylogenetic relationships among early-diverging eudicots based on four genes: were the eudicots ancestrally woody?
If my reaction is any indication, Beckham-Galaxy Soccer has real hope for whipping up interest in a sport that America has always ignored, despite the fact that most people are ancestrally tied to a country in which soccer is the unofficial second religion.
For example, during the interwar years, Vincenzo Ruggeri completed a study which maintained that the people of Africa were ancestrally black and that the people of the Mediterranean were a lighter color due to mixing with a wave of immigrants from Arabia, explaining why the people of the Mediterranean (southern Europe and northern Africa) were darker than most Europeans, but lighter than the black Africans.
Many of these movements are originally derived from the martial arts (and perhaps even more ancestrally than that, from the natural movements of animals and birds) although the way they are performed in Tai Chi is slowly, softly and gracefully with smooth and even transitions between them.
To accomplish this, Viliui Sakha depend on an ancestrally known landscape for their usufruct land holdings and on centuries-old knowledge pertaining to horse and cattle husbandry in their subarctic environment.
However, for the purposes of the present study, we will use the term ethnicity to refer to individuals' socially defined membership in putatively cultural, but sometimes also physiognomically, linguistically, geographically, or ancestrally based, ethnic groups.