tetraparental

adjective
tet·​ra·​pa·​ren·​tal | \ -pə-ˈrent-ᵊl How to pronounce tetraparental (audio) \

Medical Definition of tetraparental

: produced from a mosaic cellular mass composed of cells integrated from two genetically different embryos

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“Tetraparental.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tetraparental. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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