biparental

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

Definition of biparental

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

biparentally

play \-tᵊl-ē\ adverb

First Known Use of biparental

1892

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Medical Dictionary

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

biparentally

play \-ᵊl-ē\ adverb

Learn More about biparental


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up biparental? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

having an air of easy unconcern

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Eponym Quiz

  • rubens-painting
  • Which is the best synonym of bowdlerize?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!