Synonyms of hereditary in English:

hereditary


See definition of hereditary

adjective

1‘in the past, the aristocracy had a hereditary right to elect the king’

SYNONYMS

inherited, obtained by inheritance

bequeathed, willed, handed-down, passed-down, passed-on, transferred, transmitted

ancestral, family, familial

rare lineal

2‘cystic fibrosis is our most common fatal hereditary disease’

SYNONYMS

genetic, genetical, congenital, inborn, inherent, inherited, inbred, innate, in the family, in the blood, in the genes