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uniparental

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adjective uni·pa·ren·tal \ˌyü-ni-pə-ˈren-təl\

Definition of uniparental

  1. :  having, involving, or derived from a single parent; specifically :  involving or being inheritance in which all or part of an offspring's genotype (as both members of a pair of homologous chromosomes) is derived from a single parent

uni·pa·ren·tal·ly play \-təl-ē\ adverb


1900

First Known Use of uniparental

1900


Medical Dictionary

uniparental

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adjective uni·pa·ren·tal \ˌyü-ni-pə-ˈrent-əl\

Medical Definition of uniparental

  1. :  having, involving, or derived from a single parent; specifically :  involving or being inheritance in which an offspring's complete genotype or all copies of one or more genes, chromosome parts, or whole chromosomes are derived from a single parent <uniparental disomy>

  2. uni·pa·ren·tal·ly \-əl-ē\play adverb




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