Definition of Paternal. Meaning of Paternal. Synonyms of Paternal

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Definition of Paternal

Paternal
Paternal Pa*ter"nal, a. [L. paternus, fr. pater a father: cf. F. paternel. See Father.] 1. Of or pertaining to a father; fatherly; showing the disposition of a father; guiding or instructing as a father; as, paternal care. ``Under paternal rule.' --Milton. 2. Received or derived from a father; hereditary; as, a paternal estate. Their small paternal field of corn. --Dryden. Paternal government (Polit. Science), the assumption by the governing power of a quasi-fatherly relation to the people, involving strict and intimate supervision of their business and social concerns, upon the theory that they are incapable of managing their own afffairs.

Meaning of Paternal from wikipedia

- A father is the male parent of a child. Besides the paternal bonds of a father to his children, the father may have a parental, legal, and social relationship...
- The paternal age effect is the statistical relationship between the father's age at conception and biological effects on the child. Such effects can relate...
- A paternal bond is the human bond between a father and his child. Infants can become attached to their fathers. Mother-infant bonding has been a common...
- In biology, paternal care is parental investment provided by a male to his own offspring. It is a complex social behaviour in vertebrates ****ociated with...
- La Paternal or Paternal (English: The Paternal) is a neighborhood or district in the centre of Buenos Aires city, Argentina. It was founded in 1904 by...
- the paternal surname of the son of Javier (given name) Reyes (paternal family name) de la Barrera (maternal surname) may become the new paternal surname...
- the main hereditary cause of pre-eclampsia, paternal loci have also been implicated. In one study, paternal DLX5 (Distal-Less Homeobox 5) was identified...
- Prin****lity of Liechtenstein. The fact that human Y-chromosome DNA (Y-DNA) is paternally inherited enables patrilines and agnatic kinships of men to be traced...
- The paternal rights and abortion issue is an extension of both the abortion debate and the fathers' rights movement. Abortion is becoming a factor for...
- Paternity fraud, also known as misattributed paternity or paternal discrepancy, occurs when a man is incorrectly identified as the biological father of...