uniparental

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

adjective Biology.

having one parent, as an organism produced by parthenogenesis.

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Origin of uniparental

First recorded in 1895–1900; uni- + parental

OTHER WORDS FROM uniparental

u·ni·pa·ren·tal·ly, adverb
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