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uniparental

[yoo-nuh-puh-ren-tl] /ˌyu nə pəˈrɛn tl/
adjective, Biology
1.
having one parent, as an organism produced by parthenogenesis.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; uni- + parental
Related forms
uniparentally, adverb
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  • But uniparental shorebirds are unusual even among uniparental birds in that the single parent is the father.
  • To obtain more fine-grained understanding the authors also looked at uniparental lineages.
  • uniparental inheritance of imprinted genes can also result in phenotypical anomalies.

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