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matriclinous

/ˌmætrɪˈklaɪnəs/
adjective
1.
(of an animal or plant) showing the characters of the female parent Compare patriclinous
Word Origin
C20: from matri- + Greek klīnein to lean
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matriclinous in Medicine

matriclinous mat·ri·cli·nous (māt'rĭ-klī'nəs)
adj.
Having predominantly maternal hereditary traits.

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