Definition of heritability in English:

heritability

noun

See heritable

  • ‘Population geneticists dismiss such gene frequencies by convention and so count digit number as having no heritability.’
  • ‘The US researchers are now studying the heritability of these marker genes.’
  • ‘He mentions a new book on IQ and the heritability of criminal tendencies, among other things.’
  • ‘If you look at the heritability of depression, it's a similar kind of story.’
  • ‘Both the accuracy and precision of the estimates of dominant effects can be increased with increased sample size and heritability.’

Pronunciation

heritability

/hɛrɪtəˈbɪlɪti/