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Definition of the adverb maternally

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  1. in a maternal manner; as a mother
    • example: she loved her students almost maternally
    • synonym of maternally: motherly

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics (2015)

by Guenter Kahl

See → maternally expressed gene. Maternal inheritance: See →cytoplasmic inheritance. Maternal linker histone (H1M, H1oo): A mammalian oocyte/zygote- specific (maternally derived) isoform of → histone H1, that is homologous to the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

A maternally inherited bacterium can thus increase its prevalence, either by increasing the fitness of infected compared with uninfected hosts or by biasing the sex ratio in favor of females. The phenomenon of cytoplasmic incompatibility ( CI), ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Maternally. Inherited. Characters that are transmitted primarily by cyto- plasmic genetic factors, including mitochondria, viruses, etc., derived from the maternal parent. This is also known as cytoplasmic inheritance or extranuclear heredity.

Google previewA General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire by John Burke (1838)

by John Burke

maternally,. of. John, Earl of Clanwilliam, and has issue. Sir Charles is Member of Parliament for the Queen's Co., and PREMIER BART. of Ireland. itinrage. This is the parent stock whence the noble houses of Coote, Earls of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Movement Disorders (2010)

Definition and History In 1990, Holt, Harding, and colleagues described four maternally related members of a family with neurogenic muscle weakness, sensory neuropathy, ataxia, retinitis pigmentosa, and encephalopathy due to a novel ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

maternally inherited d. and deafness SEE: Maternally inherited diabetes and deafness. mature-onset d. of youth ABBR: MODY. Monogenic ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2004)

by Robert Jean Campbell

Multi-infarct dementia Medical Improvement Standard Metachromatic leukodystrophy Maternally inherited myopathy and cardiomyopathy Multiple monitored electroconvulsive therapy Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Mirri-Mental ...

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Video shows what maternally means. In a maternal manner.. motherly, as a mother. Maternally Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to ...

Scrabble value of M3A1T1E1R1N1A1L1L1Y4

The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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