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paternity test

noun

Definition of paternity test

  1. :  a test especially of DNA or genetic traits to determine whether a given man could be the biological father of a given child



1926

First Known Use of paternity test

1926

Rhymes with paternity test


Medical Dictionary

paternity test

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noun pa·ter·ni·ty test \pə-ˈtər-nət-ē-\

Medical Definition of paternity test

  1. :  a test especially of DNA or genetic traits to determine whether a given man could be the biological father of a given child

paternity testing noun



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