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Definitions and Synonyms of familial | Another word for familial | What is familial?

Definition 1: relating to or having the characteristics of a family - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where familial or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • children of the same familial background
  • familial aggregation

Definition 2: occurring among members of a family usually by heredity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where familial or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an inherited disease
  • familial traits
  • genetically transmitted features

Synonyms for familial in the sense of this definition

(familial is similar to ...) capable of being inherited

"inheritable traits such as eye color" "an inheritable title"

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