definitions
  • synonyms

uniparental

[ yoo-nuh-puh-ren-tl ]
/ ˌyu nə pəˈrɛn tl /

adjective Biology.

having one parent, as an organism produced by parthenogenesis.

Nearby words

unionization, unionize, unionized, uniontown, uniovular, uniparental, uniparous, unipennate, unipersonal, unipetalous, uniplanar

Origin of uniparental

First recorded in 1895–1900; uni- + parental
Related formsu·ni·pa·ren·tal·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019