Medical Dictionary


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

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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