Skip to main content?

wa li fb pin tw in tum red sms call

Inherited Disorder

 Reviewed 16 November 2018 share-a-picture Or go to discussion?join-the-discussion dogphoto

An inherited disorder does not exist once you review the medical definitions that avoid all the contradictions, ambiguity, and imprecision inherent in the medical terminology so widely in use today.

Google inherited disorder and you get taught results like these:


Here again the linguistic mess is more a result of the widely elusive use of the term "disease" than of the widely elusive use of the term "inherited", see below.

Inherited Disorder Misunderstanding

Disorders can only be acquired, not inherited: Once acquired, the disorder brings the organism "out of order", like the word so clearly says!

If the organism was already "out of order" at birth, then obviously the organism had a defect already at birth, it never was "in order".

You see there again: Understanding medical definitions becomes easy once you use disjunct definitions.

Even more visible is here that we must not hijack words away from their inherent semantic meaning because that is what leads to semantic errors like inherited disorder.

And not just,, and but all sources, medical or not, must stop using disorder as catch-all for elusive terms like illness, condition, sickness, ailment etc. Then they too will see the misconception of inherited disorder outright.

Like hopefully you see it now too, right?

inherited   disorder

Everything on MYGERMANSHEPHERD.ORG is clickable so as to allow for a better understanding straight away.

Genetic Disorders

Also note that inherited disorders and genetic disorders are not the same, as the word itself makes clear!

For more see Genetic Disorders.



adult GSDIf ever you appreciate the immense work to maintain this uniquely helpful house, feel free to donate a meal.
As .ORG we depend on your (rare!) donations: however small it helps, THANKS SO MUCH!


PLEASE SHARE with your circle what we share with you:

wa li fb pin tw in tum red sms call

MYGERMANSHEPHERD.ORGAny problem with the social share buttons, PLEASE say here to help everyone.

Start the discussion


Jonathan: Thank you for your period advice. It is excellent! My GSD puppy is now 8 months and we read your advice regularly.

Dwayne: I love this site and the info you post onto it. Thanks again!!!!

Penny: Thanks for making your great articles available to all of us. it's nice to know that a recommended product is actually available in my country.

Stay with us and your dog will stay with you, both of you healthy and well-behaved.
If you are ever unhappy with anything we write, do or don't do, we want to be the first to know, thanks.

Disclaimer: Always apply your own common sense when you follow anyone's suggestions. As much as your dog is special (s)he may react different too. Note that for privacy reasons we do not use the everything infiltrating Google Analytics scripts. For a trial period we do currently use a Pinterest pixel to monitor ad spend versus referred visitors from Pinterest only: You can control your Pinterest privacy settings here. If you click through to a vendor and buy something, the vendor may share a commission with us or may not, only Amazon links always should.

© MYGERMANSHEPHERD.ORG - All content is protected. You must not copy or spin or otherwise change our content to republish it in your name, another one's name or without a name. If you wish to make use of our Intellectual Property Rights contact MYGERMANSHEPHERD.ORG. Thank you.

There's nothing quite like a healthy and well-behaved dog who freely guards every corner of your home, who brings you peace, who brings you joy
Welcome to The Cynology Hub MyGermanShepherd.Org Saves Health, Cost, Lives!
Devoted to serving all well-meaning dog owners, fosterers, and trainers
We help YOU that YOUR DOG does not end up in a(nother) shelter - Nor at a costly incompetent vet
59 database queries, 0.94 seconds, 20MB