Definition of Hereditarian

1. Noun. One who advocates hereditarianism. (defdate from 19th c.) ¹



2. Adjective. Pertaining to hereditarianism. ¹

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Definition of Hereditarian

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hereditarian

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hereafterward
hereat
hereaway
hereaways
herebefore
hereby
heredes
herediatry spinal ataxia
hereditabilities
hereditability
hereditable
hereditably
hereditament
hereditaments
hereditarian (current term)
hereditarianism
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hereditaries
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hereditariness
hereditary
hereditary amyloidosis
hereditary angio oedema
hereditary angioedema
hereditary angioneurotic oedema
hereditary areflexic dystasia
hereditary ataxia
hereditary benign intraepithelial dyskeratosis
hereditary cerebellar ataxia

Literary usage of Hereditarian

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1. Diagnostic Therapeutics: A Guide for Practitioners in Diagnosis by Aid of by Albert Abrams (1910)
"There is no doubt a modicum of truth in the germ-theory and in the theory of the hereditarian. Both theories are no doubt correct, ..."

2. The Blues (splanchnic Neurasthenia): Causes and Cure by Albert Abrams (1911)
"The hereditarian contends that " the gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the children' ' : " That we are omnibuses in ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1874)
"The importance which is generally attributed to works on pedagogy is of itself a protest against the abuse of hereditarian theories. ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1874)
"The importance which is generally attributed to works on pedagogy is of itself a protest against the abuse of hereditarian theories. ..."

5. Proceedings of the ... Annual Congress of Correction of the American by American Correctional Association (1900)
"Dr. McKim is an extreme hereditarian. He admits the "modifying influence of environment" (p. 76), but in his opinion " environment is essentially indirect ..."

6. Theories of Social Progress: A Critical Study of the Attempts to Formulate by Arthur James Todd (1918)
"Again, the most ardent hereditarian would not risk the absurd contention that the child carries in him all the elements of his mature self. ..."

7. Glimpses of the Cosmos by Lester Frank Ward (1918)
"The statistical method, so freely employed by the hereditarian school, has been turned upon it in support of this later view, and with the most astonishing ..."

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