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uniparental

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

Definition of UNIPARENTAL

:  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 \-təl-ē\ adverb

First Known Use of UNIPARENTAL

1900

uniparental

adjective uni·pa·ren·tal \ˌyü-ni-pə-ˈrent-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of UNIPARENTAL

:  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>
uni·pa·ren·tal·ly \-əl-ē\ adverb

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