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Genetic vs. Hereditary

Difference Between Genetic and Hereditary

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Genetic

Relating to genes or heredity
Genetic abnormalities
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Hereditary

(of a title, office, or right) conferred by or based on inheritance
The Queen's hereditary right to the throne
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Genetic

Relating to origin, or arising from a common origin
The genetic relations between languages
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Hereditary

(of a set) defined such that every element which has a given relation to a member of the set is also a member of the set.
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Genetic

Of or relating to genetics or genes.
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Hereditary

Of or relating to heredity or inheritance.
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Genetic

Affecting or determined by genes
Genetic diseases.
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Hereditary

Transmitted or capable of being transmitted genetically from parent to offspring
A hereditary disease.
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Genetic

Of, relating to, or influenced by the origin or development of something.
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Hereditary

Passed down from one generation to the next
A hereditary prejudice.
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Genetic

(Linguistics) Of or relating to the relationship between or among languages that are descendants of the same language.
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Hereditary

Being such or possessed by reason of birth
A hereditary aristocracy.
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Genetic

(genetics) Relating to genetics or genes.
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Hereditary

Capable of being inherited.
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Genetic

Caused by genes.
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Hereditary

Descending from an ancestor to a legal heir; passing down by inheritance.
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Genetic

Of or relating to origin (genesis).
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Hereditary

Having title or possession through inheritance.
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Genetic

(linguistics) Based on shared membership in a linguistic family.
Chinese has borrowed several words from English, but it does not have a genetic relationship to English.
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Hereditary

Passed on as an inheritance, by last will or intestate.
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Genetic

(theology) Based on a shared membership in a religious family.
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Hereditary

Of a title, honor or right: legally granted to somebody's descendant after that person's death.
Duke is a hereditary title which was created in Norman times.
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Genetic

Same as Genetical.
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Hereditary

Of a person: holding a legally hereditary title or rank.
Hereditary rulers
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Genetic

Of or pertaining to genes or genetics; as, the genetic code.
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Hereditary

Of a disease or trait: passed from a parent to offspring in the genes.
Haemophilia is hereditary in his family.
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Genetic

Tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity;
An inherited disease
Familial traits
Genetically transmitted features
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Hereditary

(math) Of a ring: such that all submodules of projective modules over the ring are also projective.
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Genetic

Of or relating to or produced by or being a gene;
Genic combinations
Genetic code
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Hereditary

A hereditary ruler; a hereditary peer in the House of Lords.
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Genetic

Of or relating to the science of genetics;
Genetic research
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Hereditary

Descended, or capable of descending, from an ancestor to an heir at law; received or passing by inheritance, or that must pass by inheritance; as, an hereditary estate or crown.
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Hereditary

Transmitted, or capable of being transmitted, as a constitutional quality or condition from a parent to a child; as, hereditary pride, bravery, disease.
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Hereditary

Tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity;
An inherited disease
Familial traits
Genetically transmitted features
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Hereditary

Inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent;
Ancestral home
Ancestral lore
Hereditary monarchy
Patrimonial estate
Transmissible tradition
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