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Inherited Disorder

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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:

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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 genome.gov, wikipedia.org, and medicinenet.com 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?

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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.

 

 


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