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paternity test

noun
1.
an assessment of possible paternity based on a comparison of the genetic markers of the offspring and those of the putative father.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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paternity test n.
A test using blood group identification of a mother, child, and putative father to establish the probability of paternity.

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