inheritance

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any special privilege accorded a firstborn

something immaterial, as a style or philosophy, that is passed from one generation to another

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hereditary succession to a title or an office or property

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any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors

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Thompson JS and Thompson MW: Multifactorial inheritance. In Genetics In Medicine, Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 4: 210-225.
Genetic disorders are categorized into three types: single-gene defects, chromosome defects, and multifactorial inheritance. A single-gene disorder is caused by a mutation of the gene.
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