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paternal

Biology inherited or derived from the male parent
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He therefore treated the youth almost paternally; often endeavoured to get him some fee from the Council, or paid it from his own pocket.
In their intimacy of back yard and front gar- den he talked with her paternally, reasonably, and dogmatically, with a touch of arbitrariness.
"Take care you don't hurt your teeth," he said, paternally.
It wasn't until Nicola spoke to her dad that she discovered that two of his cousins had had breast cancer and that one had died from ovarian cancer and that the gene could be passed paternally.
The bishops' declaration called on the journos, "paternally", to "understand their mistake, recognise the harm they caused the flock of the Church and correct all the unsubstantiated things they wrote....
One is the emergence of a truly moral and ethical leader, paternally or maternally firm, administratively astute, will put the spirit of the law first and foremost to push the letter of the law to follow, and possess a vision of the future that the majority of the young can embrace with passion.
We generally carry two copies ('2n') of every gene (except for those on the Y chromosome and mitochondria), one inherited paternally and the other maternally.
And paternally I come from one of those Irish families where most of the men would need to quit drinking at some point.
He put his hands on my shoulders, almost paternally. How much older was he?
The unique genetic features of CHMs (purely androgenetic conceptions), PHMs (diandric triploid conceptions), and nonmolar specimens (biparental conceptions with allelic balance) allow for certain molecular techniques, including immunohistochemical analysis of p57 expression (a paternally imprinted, maternally expressed gene) and DNA genotyping, to refine the diagnosis of hydatidiform moles.
In addition, results of the F2 generation showed that male mice derived from paternally nicotine-exposed female F1 mice had significant deficits in reversal learning.
Upon entering his office I was relieved to see him sitting on the corner of his desk again smiling down at me paternally; his first words were "Tex, I've got a job for you if you will accept it" (shades of Mission Impossible!).