What does the word heredity mean?

Usage examples for heredity

  1. B. Control of Human Heredity. – Manhood of Humanity. by Alfred Korzybski
  2. Yes, said Father Payne; heredity is just one of the evil devices- but don't you see the stupidity of it? – Father Payne by Arthur Christopher Benson
  3. Oh I don't say you're in the least the same sort: all I allude to, Mr. Longdon returned, is the miracle of the physical heredity. – The Awkward Age by Henry James