An acquired characteristic is a non-heritable change in a function or structure of a living biotic material caused after birth by disease, injury, accident, deliberate modification, repeated use, di...
Etymology: L, acquirere, to obtain + trahere, to draw. a physical characteristic that is not inherited but may be an effect of the environment or of a somatic ...
Oct 3, 2005
1 : to get as one's own: a : to come into possession or control of often by
gotten through environmental forces; "
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Just imagine you have received a call from a lawyer. He calls you into his office and you find out that a long lost and very wealthy great great uncle has suddenly ...