from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The doctrine or school that regards heredity as the primary factor in determining intelligence and behavior independent of environmental influences.
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- n. the school of thought that heredity is more important than factors such as environment in determining intelligence and behaviour
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- n. the philosophical doctrine that heredity is more important than environment in determining intellectual growth
hereditarian + -ism (Wiktionary)