[puh-ren-tl] /pəˈrɛn tl/
of or relating to a .
proper to or characteristic of a :
having the relation of a .
Genetics. pertaining to the sequence of generations preceding the filial generation, each generation being designated by a P followed by a subscript number indicating its place in the sequence.
of or relating to a parent or parenthood
(genetics) designating the first generation in a line, which gives rise to all succeeding (filial) generations
1620s, from Latin parentalis “of parents,” from parens (see parent (n.)). Related: Parentally.
parental pa·ren·tal (pə-rěn’tl)
- Interparietal suture
interparietal suture in·ter·pa·ri·e·tal suture (ĭn’tər-pə-rī’ĭ-təl) n. See sagittal suture.
[puh-roh-kee-uh l] /pəˈroʊ ki əl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or financially supported by one or more church parishes: parochial churches in Great Britain. 2. of or relating to parochial schools or the education they provide. 3. very limited or narrow in scope or outlook; provincial: parochial views; a parochial mentality. /pəˈrəʊkɪəl/ adjective 1. narrow […]
[in-ter-par-ok-siz-muh l] /ˌɪn tərˌpær ɒkˈsɪz məl/ adjective, Pathology. 1. occurring in the period or periods between paroxysms. interparoxysmal in·ter·par·ox·ys·mal (ĭn’tər-pār’ək-sĭz’məl) adj. Occurring between successive paroxysms of a disease.
[pahr-ti-kuh l] /ˈpɑr tɪ kəl/ noun 1. a minute portion, piece, fragment, or amount; a tiny or very small bit: a particle of dust; not a particle of supporting evidence. 2. Physics. 3. a clause or article, as of a document. 4. Grammar. 5. Roman Catholic Church. a small piece of the Host given to […]