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patrilineal

 [pah-trĭ-lin´e-al]
descended through the male line.

pat·ri·lin·e·al

(pat'ri-lin'ē-ăl),
Related to descent through the male line; inheritance of the Y chromosome is exclusively patrilineal.
[L. pater, father, + linea, line]

patrilineal

/pa·tri·lin·e·al/ (pat″rĭ-lin´e-il) descended through the male line.

patrilineal

[pat′rilin′ē·əl]
Etymology: L, pater, father, linea, line
pertaining to a line of descent through the male members of the family.

pat·ri·lin·e·al

(pat'ri-lin'ē-ăl)
Related to descent through the male line; inheritance of the Y chromosome is exclusively patrilineal.
[L. pater, father, + linea, line]

patrilineal

descended through the male line.
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