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 (such as both members of a pair of homologous chromosomes) is derived from a single parent

uniparentally

play \ˌyü-ni-pə-ˈren-tᵊl-ē\ adverb

First Known Use of uniparental

1889

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uniparental

adjective 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

uniparentally

play \-ᵊl-ē\ adverb

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