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paternal

Biology inherited or derived from the male parent
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Take care you don't hurt your teeth," he said, paternally.
Hydatidiform moles have a characteristic genetic composition: complete hydatidiform moles (CHMs) are entirely paternally derived, (127) most often with a diploid homozygous 46XX genotype, whereas partial moles (PHMs) are typically triploid with 1 set of maternal and 2 sets of paternal chromosomes.
After he uncurled his finger from his Kalashnikov's trigger, and while I hyperventilated from adrenaline, the village guard patted me paternally on the shoulder.
36) Two doctors discovered paternally inherited cffDNA in blood samples of pregnant women.
Since fetal DNA is present in a background of maternal DNA (4), early work for the noninvasive determination of single gene disease inheritance focused on the analysis of paternally transmitted fetal-specific sequences or mutations that could be distinguished from the maternal genome.
CLS Bank Int'l in determining if a method for detecting paternally inherited DNA to perform a prenatal diagnosis is eligible for patent protection.
nucella within the genus Scotophilus is inferred here based on sequence analysis of maternally inherited mitochondrial cytochrome b gene (cytb) and the paternally inherited gene for the zinc finger protein on the Y-chromosome (zfy).
The family history revealed anxiety disorders occurring both maternally and paternally.
The paternally expressed insulin-like growth factor-2 (IGF2) is a commonly studied imprinted gene, and is frequently shown to be altered epigenetically by in utero environmental perturbations, and in cancer (Cruz-Correa et al.