matroclinous

adjective

mat·​ro·​cli·​nous ˌma-trə-ˈklī-nəs How to pronounce matroclinous (audio)
: derived or inherited from the mother or maternal line see maternal inheritance compare patroclinous

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“Matroclinous.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/matroclinous. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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