patrocliny

(redirected from patricliny)
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pat·ro·cli·nous

 (păt′rə-klī′nəs)
adj.
Having inherited characteristics that more closely resemble the male parent than the female parent.

[patr(i)- + Greek klīnein, to lean; see klei- in Indo-European roots + -ous.]

pat′ro·cli′ny (-nē) n.

patrocliny

(ˈpætrəˌklaɪnɪ)
n
(Genetics) genetics the state of being patroclinous