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maternal

 [mah-ter´nal]
pertaining to the female parent.
maternal deprivation syndrome failure to thrive with severe growth retardation, unresponsiveness to the environment, depression, retarded mental and emotional development, and behavioral problems as a result of loss, absence, or neglect of the mother or other primary caregiver.

ma·ter·nal

(mă-ter'năl),
Relating to or derived from the mother.
[L. maternus, fr. mater, mother]

maternal

(mə-tûr′nəl)
adj.
1. Relating to or characteristic of a mother or motherhood; motherly: maternal instinct.
2. Inherited from one's mother: a maternal trait.
3. Related through one's mother: my maternal uncle.

ma·ter′nal·ism n.
ma·ter′nal·ly adv.

maternal

adjective
(1) Referring to a mother; motherly.
(2) Referring to a woman who has given birth.

hydrops fetalis

Kernicterus, Rh incompatibility, Rh-induced hemolytic disease of newborn Obstetrics An accumulation of fluid in neonates, resulting in a 'puffy', plethoric or hydropic appearance that may be due to various etiologies Clinical Ascites, edema, ↓ protein or chronic intrauterine anemia, hepatosplenomegaly, cardiomegaly, extramedullary hematopoiesis, jaundice, pallor COD Heart failure. See Hemolytic disease of the newborn.
Hydrops Fetalis, causes
Immune Mother produces IgG antibodies against infant antigen(s), often an RBC antigen, most commonly, anti-RhD, which then passes into the fetal circulation, causing hemolysis
Non-immune Hydrops may result from various etiologies including
•  Fetal origin, eg congenital heart disease (premature foramen ovale closure, large AV septal defect), hematologic (erythroblastosis fetalis, α-thalassemia due to hemoglobin Barts, chronic fetomaternal or twin-twin transfusion), infection (CMV, herpesvirus, rubella, sepsis, toxoplasma), pulmonary (cystic adenomatoid malformation, diaphragmatic hernia, with pulmonary hypoplasia, lymphangiectasia), renal (vein thrombosis, congenital nephrosis) and teratomas, skeletal malformations (achondroplasia, osteogenesis imperfecta, fetal neuroblastomatosis, storage disease, meconium peritonitis, idiopathic)
•  Placental Chorangioma, umbilical or chorionic vein thrombosis
 Maternal DM, toxemia  

ma·ter·nal

(mă-tĕr'năl)
Relating to or derived from the mother.
[L. maternus, fr. mater, mother]

Maternal

From one's mother.
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Maternally inherited diabetes and deafness (MIDD): a distinct subtype of diabetes associated with a mitochondrial tRNA(Leu)(UUR) gene point mutation.
DNMT3L is a cofactor of the de novo methyltransferases DNMT3A and DNMT3B, and is required for the establishment of methylation in oocytes at maternally methylated ICRs (Bourc'his et al.
This supports the prediction that overexpression of maternally imprinted genes in chromosome 15q11-13 is susceptible to ASD.
Boyages, "Does mitochondrial genome mutation in subjects with maternally inherited diabetes and deafness decrease severity of diabetic retinopathy?" Diabetic Medicine : A Journal of the British Diabetic Association, vol.
(54-56) As Igf2 exhibits paternal expression (Peg) while Igf2r exhibits maternal expression (Meg), these two genes fit very well with the weak version of 'the conflict hypothesis' that states that paternally expressed genes promote embryonic growth, while maternally expressed genes inhibit embryonic growth as a consequence of the genetic conflict between the paternal and maternal alleles during mammalian evolution.
CPV infected pups deaths can occur at any age, depending on when maternally derived antibody (MDA) wanes.
Maternally transmitted antibodies in this age group, in the unvaccinated children.
Genomic imprinting refers to differential expression of a locus between the maternally and paternally inherited alleles.
Maternally derived antibodies transferred through colostrum from dams infected during 2009-2011 may have provided passive protection to offspring born in 2010-2011.
The departing DJ hurriedly collects his things as the three hosts of Maternally Yours hustle inside to set up their hour-long talk show dedicated to pregnancy, motherhood and infancy.
Overall, primary C-sections were not associated with miscarriage, and miscarriage risk was decreased (HR, 0.72) for maternally requested C-sections.