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maternal

[mə′tərn·əl]
(biology)
Of, pertaining to, or related to a mother.
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That the novel ends near water, a symbol of birth and rejuvenation, further reinforces this interpretation of the novel serving as a life-cycle of sorts, the retrieval of the madwoman's voice, and the reconnection of the maternal bond.
Hormones released during breastfeeding are known to strengthen the maternal bond.
Mother's Day is a modern celebration honoring one's own mother, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.
Mother's Day is a celebration honouring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.
Mother's Day is a celebration that honors mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.
Footage of famous scientific experiments into maternal bonds helps explain the uphill task facing them all.
Physics, mysticism or maternal bonds transport William back to the 19th century.

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