biparental

adjective
bi·pa·ren·tal | \ˌbī-pə-ˈren-tᵊl \

Definition of biparental 

: of, relating to, involving, or derived from two parents

Other Words from biparental

biparentally \ˌbī-pə-ˈren-tᵊl-ē \ adverb

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1892, in the meaning defined above

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biparental

adjective
bi·pa·ren·tal | \ˌbī-pə-ˈrent-ᵊl \

Medical Definition of biparental 

: of, relating to, involving, or derived from two parents biparental reproduction

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biparentally \-ᵊl-ē \ adverb

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