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Definition of Maternal

Maternal
Maternal Ma*ter"nal, a. [F. maternel, L. maternus, fr. mater mother. See Mother.] Of or pertaining to a mother; becoming to a mother; motherly; as, maternal love; maternal tenderness. Syn: See Motherly.

Meaning of Maternal from wikipedia

- becoming a mother has been referred to as "matrescence". The adjective "maternal" refers to a mother and comparatively to "paternal" for a father. The verb...
- Maternal death or maternal mortality is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as "the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination...
- Maternal instinct may refer to: The maternal bond that forms between a mother and her child "Maternal Instinct" (Stargate SG-1), a 2000 episode from the...
- A maternal effect is a situation where the phenotype of an organism is determined not only by the environment it experiences and its genotype, but also...
- Maternalism is the public expression of domestic values ****ociated with motherhood. It centers on the language of motherhood to justify a women's political...
- physically separate maternal and fetal circulations, and is an important endocrine organ producing hormones that regulate both maternal and fetal physiology...
- A maternal insult, also referred to as a "Yo mama" joke, is a reference to a person's mother through the use of phrases such as "your mother" or other...
- Maternal sensitivity is a mother's ability to perceive and infer the meaning behind her infant's behavioural signals, and to respond to them promptly and...
- Maternal health is the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. It encomp****es the health care dimensions of family planning...
- Maternal is an upcoming Canadian thriller film directed by Megan Follows and starring Amybeth McNulty and Laura Vandervoort. Amybeth McNulty Laura Vandervoort...