biparental

adjective

bi·​pa·​ren·​tal ˌbī-pə-ˈren-tᵊl How to pronounce biparental (audio)
: of, relating to, involving, or derived from two parents
biparentally adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of biparental was in 1892

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Cite this Entry

“Biparental.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biparental. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

biparental

adjective

bi·​pa·​ren·​tal ˌbī-pə-ˈrent-ᵊl How to pronounce biparental (audio)
: of, relating to, involving, or derived from two parents
biparental reproduction
biparentally adverb
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