If it's hereditary, then the mutation has been hidden from us for, like, maybe even hundreds of thousands of years.
She has a hereditary blood anomaly that makes her immune to all but the oldest of our kind.
" Character," says George Sand, " is in a great measure hereditary: if my readers wish to know me they must know my father."
With the crystallization of the feudal system in the 12th century the office of vidame, like that of avoue, had become an hereditary fief.
This office did not become hereditary, however, and his descendants bore simply the title of counts of Scheyern until about 1116, when the emperor Henry V.
Their hereditary chiefs, or capidans, belong to the family known as Dera e Jon Markut (the house of John Marco), which has ruled for 200 years and is supposed to be descended from Scanderbeg.
In the region east of KroIa the Mat tribe, which occupies the upper valley of the Matia, presents an 'entirely different organization; their district is governed by four wealthy families, possessing hereditary rank and influence.
About 1760 a Moslem chieftain, Mehemet of Bushat, after obtaining the pashalik of Scutari from the Porte, succeeded in establishing an almost independent sovereignty in Upper Albania, which remained hereditary in his family for some generations.
In the criminal court of Scotland, the earl of Argyll, hereditary justice-general of the kingdom, sometimes presided in person, but more frequently he delegated his functions; and it appears that in 1561 Archibald Napier was appointed one of the justice-deputes.
The hereditary office of king's poulterer (Pultrie Regis) was for many generations in the family of Merchiston, and descended to John Napier.
By the time of the jurists it had become hereditary and compulsory.
There were no hereditary or formally elected chiefs, nor was there any vestige of monarchy.
It may be that this is a hereditary character (cf.
James Hepburn succeeded in 1556 to his father's titles, lands and hereditary offices, including that of lord high admiral of Scotland.
Three centuries later, it became a hereditary right and came with a daily ration of two pounds of bread ("Hey, you don't expect us to cook the free grain, do you?") and occasionally included meat, olive oil, and salt.
We have seen the end of hereditary monarchy.
He no longer seemed stout, though he still had the appearance of solidity and strength hereditary in his family.