maternal

[Adjective] Of or like the mother. Related through the mother.
Example: Although he's not my son, I feel quite maternal about Bashir.
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maternal

[adj] - relating to or derived from one`s mother 2. [adj] - characteristic of a mother
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Maternal

Maternal: 1. Pertaining to the mother as, for example, the maternal mortality rate. 2. Related through the mother as, for example, the maternal grandparents. 3. Inherited from the mother as, for example, the maternal X chromosome.
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Maternal

Ma·ter'nal adjective [ French maternel , Latin maternus , from mater mother. See Mother .] Of or pertaining to a mother; becoming to a mother; motherly; as, maternal love; maternal tenderness. Syn. -- See Motherly .
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maternal

Relating to or derived from the mother. ... Origin: L. Maternus, fr. Mater, mother ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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maternal

adjective relating to or derived from one`s mother; `maternal genes`
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maternal

adjective characteristic of a mother; `warm maternal affection for her guest`- Dorothy Sayers
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maternal

(mә-tur´nәl) pertaining to the female parent.
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Maternal

• (a.) Of or pertaining to a mother; becoming to a mother; motherly; as, maternal love; maternal tenderness.
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maternal

maternal, maternalism, maternalistic 1. Belonging or relating to motherhood, a mother, or mothers in general. 2. Kind, caring, and protective in a motherly way. 3. Relating to or inherited from the mother or the mother's side of a family
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maternal

Type: Term Pronunciation: mă-ter′năl Definitions: 1. Relating to or derived from the mother.
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maternal

Having to do with the mother, coming from the mother, or related through the mother.
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MATERNAL

Pertaining to the mother or dam.
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MATERNAL

Pertaining to the mother or dam.
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maternal

characteristic of a mother
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