matriclinous

World English Dictionary
matriclinous, matroclinous or matroclinal (ˌmætrɪˈklaɪnəs)
 
adj
Compare patriclinous (of an animal or plant) showing the characters of the female parent
 
[C20: from matri- + Greek klīnein to lean]
 
matroclinous, matroclinous or matroclinal
 
adj
 
[C20: from matri- + Greek klīnein to lean]
 
matroclinal, matroclinous or matroclinal
 
adj
 
[C20: from matri- + Greek klīnein to lean]

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

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