What is Heredity?
In genetics, what is inheritance (or what is
The passing on of physical and metabolic traits from generation to
generation by means of genes.
Your eye color, attached ear lobes, curly hair, ability to digest foods,
even things like muscles and skin are inherited. That is if you did not
"inherit" the genes for these things from your parents you would not have
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Update: June 2012