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hereditary

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hereditary/həˈrɛdəˌteri/
British/həˈrɛdətri/adjective
hereditary
/həˈrɛdəˌteri/British/həˈrɛdətri/
adjective
Learner's definition of HEREDITARY  
: passed or able to be passed from parent to child before birth
formal 
: passing from a person who has died to that person's child or younger relative
   b  : holding a position or title that was passed on from your parent or an older relative
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