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fil·i·al

(fil'ē-ăl),
Denoting the relationship of offspring to parents. See: filial generation.
[L. filialis, fr. filius, son, filia, daughter]

filial

/fil·i·al/ (fil´e-al)
1. of or pertaining to a son or daughter.
2. in genetics, of or pertaining to those generations following the initial (parental) generation.

filial

(fĭl′ē-əl, fē′lē-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or befitting a son or daughter: filial respect.
2. Having or assuming the relationship of child or offspring to parent.
3. Genetics Of or relating to a generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation.

fil′i·al·ly adv.

filial

adjective Referring to the offspring of mating organisms.

fil·i·al

(fil'ē-ăl)
Denoting the relationship of offspring to parents.
See: filial generation
[L. filialis, fr. filius, son, filia, daughter]
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