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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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The son now happily occupies the place of the father, suggesting a successful integration of the previously traumatized narrator into the patrilinear chain.
According to tradition, in patrilinear families, paternal uncles should normally claim the children and support them.
The prevalence of polygamy (and the ranking of wives and widows) maintains women in a subordinate position, whether among the matrilineal Akan-speaking peoples or in such patrilinear societies as the Ewe, the Ga, the Tallensi, and the many societies of the North (Nukunya 1992).
The unstable relationships between men and women, the subversion of reproduction possibilities, and the threat to patrilinear succession suggested by ambiguous gender are specifically the concerns that motivate the decision to disguise the identity of the heroine in the Roman de Silence.
In its late thirties' "sequel," Three Guineas, Abel argues Woolf has definitively moved from "matrilinear to patrilinear definitions of the daughter"; "the discursive texts resituate her career, and its diverse intersections with psychoanalysis, within the social history of gender.
The central argument concerns the literary presentation of the mother and her incorporation in either a patrilinear or a matrilinear genealogical chain.
That 'centrum' which is the very center of the female abdomen, spatio-temporally binding generations from its line, generations which, be they matrilinear or patrilinear, spring from its entrails--is nonetheless a 'surplus.
In other words, Morpheus's nostalgia catalyzes the very historicity of force while rendering it hyperbolic at the same time, assigning a discursive space to Neo only within a patrilinear framework that is empowered by the notions of nature and natural birth.
His concern is to present a case for this political as "feminist" in the sense of a desire for freedom from various kinds of private circumstantial, and public legal, bondage as set out by the Code Napoleon and its upholders: Church, State, and patrilinear Family.
Although women were widely recognized as patrons in the period, the patronage of these two paintings, which show the Virgin, saints, and the portrait of a young boy, has always been assigned to their husbands, Paolo Emilio Cesi and Michele Peretti, because the works have been related to the patrilinear, agnatic image of the early modern family, i.
10), so that 'the author-protagonist-narrator remains inside a protective patrilinear structure' (p.
Even in this utopia, society turns out to be patriarchal and even patrilinear in its attachment to agrarian property.