biparental

[bahy-puh-ren-tl]
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adjective

pertaining to or having traits or characteristics that stem from both parents.

Origin of biparental

First recorded in 1895–1900; bi-1 + parental
Related formsbi·pa·ren·tal·ly, adverb
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biparental

[bī′-pə-rĕntl]

adj.

Having two parents, male and female.
Of or derived from two parents.
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