maternal

(redirected from maternally)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

maternal

[mə′tərn·əl]
(biology)
Of, pertaining to, or related to a mother.
References in periodicals archive ?
54-56) As Igf2 exhibits paternal expression (Peg) while Igf2r exhibits maternal expression (Meg), these two genes fit very well with the weak version of 'the conflict hypothesis' that states that paternally expressed genes promote embryonic growth, while maternally expressed genes inhibit embryonic growth as a consequence of the genetic conflict between the paternal and maternal alleles during mammalian evolution.
Maternally derived immunity to canine parvovirus infection: transfer, decline and interference with vaccination.
Maternally transmitted antibodies in this age group, in the unvaccinated children.
PWS and AS are imprinting disorders of chromosome 15q11-q13, with PWS caused by loss of paternally expressed genes and AS caused by loss of maternally expressed genes.
Effect of maternally derived antibodies on the clinical signs and immune response in pigs after primary and secondary infection with an influenza H1N1 virus.
Maternally Yours began in 2011 when Sweeting asked Rosemary Birthing Home's Carmela Pedicini to host a program about breastfeeding.
Use of infectious bursal disease vaccines in chicks with maternally derivedantibodies," Veterinary Records, 126: 577-578 (1990).
We investigated the methylation patterns in DMRs of paternally imprinted gene H19, maternally imprinted genes Peg3 (paternally expressed 3), Snrpn (small nuclear ribonucleoprotein N), Igf2r (insulin-like growth factor 2 receptor), and Pegl in oocytes of control and obese animals and their offspring.
There is another possible origin to the description in the Talmud of hemorrhage disorders as maternally inherited.
A nearly complete sample of maternally inherited mitochondrial DNA linked the bone to the Denisovans, mysterious genetic cousins of Neandertals who lived in Siberia at least 44,000 years ago (see Page 8).
We noted differences associated with cause of orphanhood: among AIDS-orphaned children, 54% were maternally bereaved and 22% double orphaned (both maternally and paternally bereaved), while among other orphaned children, 32% were maternally bereaved and 12% double orphaned.
mat] are the effects associated with the paternally and maternally inherited breed specific QTL alleles, respectively, and [P.