acquired nurtural
nonhereditary onhereditary adj. Not inheritable through genetic transmission. Opposite of {inheritable}, and {heritable}. [Narrower terms: {acquired, nurtural}; {congenital, inborn, innate ]

Syn: nontransmissible, nonheritable, noninheritable. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • acquired nurtural — noninheritable oninheritable adj. not capable of transmission by heredity. Opposite of {inheritable}. [Narrower terms: {acquired, nurtural}; {congenital, inborn, innate}] Syn: nonheritable, nonhereditary, nontransmissible. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acquired — adj. 1. 1 (Biol.) gotten through environmental forces. Contrasted with {inherited}. acquired characteristics cannot be passed on noninheritable (vs. inheritable), nonheritable Syn: nurtural [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congenital inborn innate — noninheritable oninheritable adj. not capable of transmission by heredity. Opposite of {inheritable}. [Narrower terms: {acquired, nurtural}; {congenital, inborn, innate}] Syn: nonheritable, nonhereditary, nontransmissible. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congenital inborn innate — nonhereditary onhereditary adj. Not inheritable through genetic transmission. Opposite of {inheritable}, and {heritable}. [Narrower terms: {acquired, nurtural}; {congenital, inborn, innate ] Syn: nontransmissible, nonheritable, noninheritable.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonhereditary — onhereditary adj. Not inheritable through genetic transmission. Opposite of {inheritable}, and {heritable}. [Narrower terms: {acquired, nurtural}; {congenital, inborn, innate ] Syn: nontransmissible, nonheritable, noninheritable. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noninheritable — oninheritable adj. not capable of transmission by heredity. Opposite of {inheritable}. [Narrower terms: {acquired, nurtural}; {congenital, inborn, innate}] Syn: nonheritable, nonhereditary, nontransmissible. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonheritable — adjective not inheritable • Syn: ↑noninheritable • Ant: ↑inheritable (for: ↑noninheritable) • Similar to: ↑acquired, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • noninheritable — adjective not inheritable • Syn: ↑nonheritable • Ant: ↑inheritable • Similar to: ↑acquired, ↑congenital, ↑inborn, ↑innate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • raising — I noun 1. the event of something being raised upward (Freq. 1) an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity • Syn: ↑elevation, ↑lift • Derivationally rel …   Useful english dictionary

  • rearing — I noun 1. the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑raising, ↑nurture • Derivationally related forms: ↑nurture (for: ↑nur …   Useful english dictionary

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