Definitions

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  • adjective genetics Not inherited; not passed from parent to offspring.
  • adjective computing, programming Not derived from a superclass through inheritance.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ inherited

Examples

  • They also appear to account for as many as 30 percent of sporadic (noninherited) cases of colon cancer.

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  • What makes this housekeeping protein spontaneously misfold and accumulate in cases of noninherited A.L.S.?

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  • The significance of the new report is that he and his team described a cellular problem that appears in both inherited and noninherited forms of the disease.

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  • At least one other protein is known to go awry in all noninherited and virtually all inherited forms of A.L.S., noted Dr. Raymond Roos, a neurologist at the University of Chicago.

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  • At least one other protein is known to go awry in all noninherited and virtually all inherited forms of A.L.S., noted Dr. Raymond Roos, a neurologist at the University of Chicago.

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  • What makes this housekeeping protein spontaneously misfold and accumulate in cases of noninherited A.L.S.?

    NYT > Home Page

  • The significance of the new report is that he and his team described a cellular problem that appears in both inherited and noninherited forms of the disease.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Breast cancer risk is significantly influenced by our genes, but over 70\% of the women that are diagnosed have noninherited cancer.

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