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- adv. In a paternal manner; fatherly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a paternal manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a paternal manner; in the manner of a father.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a paternal manner
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This molecular counting strategy can, in principle, be applicable to all forms of monogenic diseases, namely paternally or maternally inherited, autosomal dominant diseases and autosomal recessive diseases with any combination of parental mutations.
In retrospect, it appears we required a developed and reflexive feminist, gay and transgendered global vision to see through the prejudice governing sexuality, gender, ethnicity and the legislative restraints that paternally impose on enculturation and self-identification.
At the time, mtDNA (which is passed maternally) was the only alternative, but now Y-DNA (which is passed paternally) can also be used.
"What's the matter, little one?" he asked pettingly and almost paternally.
In the rest of the episode there was much busting of chops, paternally and otherwise.
A: As a species, humans are very paternally-oriented.
The bigshot guests don't make presentations or pose paternally over new product demos.
At the same time he paternally stroked the miniature golden figure of Jesus on his crucifix.
They were reformers and often behaved well if paternally towards their servants.
As our hero approaches adolescence, he meets a powerful mentor, a bachelor who acts both paternally protective and frustratingly distant.