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biparental

[bahy-puh-ren-tl] /ˌbaɪ pəˈrɛn tl/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or having traits or characteristics that stem from both parents.
Origin of biparental
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; bi-1 + parental
Related forms
biparentally, adverb
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biparental bi·pa·ren·tal (bī'-pə-rěn'tl)
adj.

  1. Having two parents, male and female.

  2. Of or derived from two parents.

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