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, variation, repea...
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 ...
A distinguishing feature, as of a person's character. See Synonyms at quality. 2. A morphological, physiological, or behavioral feature of an organism. 3. Archaic ...
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 ...
b : to come to have as a new or added characteristic,
gotten through environmental forces; "