matricliny


matricliny
matri·cli·ny

English syllables. 2014.

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  • matricliny — /ma tri kluy nee, may /, n. Genetics. matrocliny. * * * …   Universalium

  • matricliny — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌklīnē noun ( es) Etymology: matr + cliny : matrocliny * * * /ma tri kluy nee, may /, n. Genetics. matrocliny. * * * matroclīˈny (also matriclīˈny) noun • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • matrocliny — matroclinous, matroclinal, matroclinic /ma treuh klin ik, may /, adj. /ma treuh kluy nee, may /, n. Genetics. inheritance in which the traits of the offspring are derived primarily from the maternal parent (opposed to patrocliny). Also,… …   Universalium

  • matriclinous —   a. showing inherited characteristics of the female parent.    ♦ matricliny, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • matrocliny — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌklīnē noun ( es) Etymology: matr + cliny : the quality or state of being matroclinous * * * matroclinous, matroclinal, matroclinic /ma treuh klin ik, may /, adj. /ma treuh kluy nee, may /, n. Genetics. inheritance in which the traits of …   Useful english dictionary


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