filial generation


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filial generation

[¦fil·ē·əl ‚jen·ə¦rā·shən]
(genetics)
Any generation following the parental generation.
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They complain that it has taken them their lifetime and their filial generation too might suffer on this account.
When a cross is successful, the first filial generation (F-1 hybrid) has a unique genetic composition and usually exhibits hybrid vigor.
84) Therefore, the Incarnation is decisive because as the union of the divine Word and human flesh it is the first moment of filial generation, the moment which makes the following ones possible (Adv.