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 (ĭ-nāt′, ē′nāt′)
1. Growing outward.
2. also e·nat·ic (ĭ-năt′ĭk) Related on the mother's side.
A relative on one's mother's side.

[Latin ēnātus, past participle of ēnāscī, to issue forth : ē-, ex-, ex- + nāscī, to be born; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]
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Adj.1.enatic - related on the mother's sideenatic - related on the mother's side; "my maternal grandmother"
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage
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