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par·ent·age

 (pâr′ən-tĭj, păr′-)
n.
1. Descent from parents; lineage: of humble parentage.
2. The state or relationship of being a parent.
3. Derivation from a source; origin.

parentage

(ˈpɛərəntɪdʒ)
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) ancestry
2. derivation from a particular origin
3. rare parenthood

par•ent•age

(ˈpɛər ən tɪdʒ, ˈpær-)

n.
1. derivation or descent from parents or ancestors; birth, origin, or lineage.
2. the state or relation of a parent; parenthood.
[1480–90; < Middle French]

Parentage

 parents collectively, 1513.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parentage - the state of being a parentparentage - the state of being a parent; "to everyone's surprise, parenthood reformed the man"
adulthood - the state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity
2.parentage - the kinship relation of an offspring to the parentsparentage - the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
family relationship, kinship, relationship - (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
3.parentage - the descendants of one individualparentage - the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, family line, sept, folk, family - people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
side - a family line of descent; "he gets his brains from his father's side"
family tree, genealogy - successive generations of kin

parentage

noun family, birth, origin, descent, line, race, stock, pedigree, extraction, ancestry, lineage, paternity, derivation She is a Londoner of mixed English and Jamaican parentage.
Quotations
"Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children" [William Penn Some Fruits of Solitude]

parentage

noun
One's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation:
Translations
نَسَب، أصْل، أبُوَّه
původrodina
herkomst
ætterni

parentage

[ˈpɛərəntɪdʒ] Nfamilia f
of humble parentagede nacimiento humilde
of unknown parentagede padres desconocidos

parentage

[ˈpɛərəntɪdʒ] nfiliation f
sb's parentage → la filiation de qn
of Swedish parentage → de parents suédois
of unknown parentage → de parents inconnus

parentage

nHerkunft f; of humble/uncertain parentagevon einfacher/ungewisser Herkunft; children of racially mixed parentagegemischtrassige Kinder pl

parentage

[ˈpɛərntɪdʒ] nnatali mpl
of unknown parentage → di genitori sconosciuti

parent

(ˈpeərənt) noun
1. one of the two persons etc (one male and one female) who are jointly the cause of one's birth.
2. a person with the legal position of a mother or father eg by adoption.
ˈparentage (-tidʒ) noun
family or ancestry. a man of unknown parentage.
parental (pəˈrentl) adjective
parental responsibility.
ˈparenthood noun
the state of being a parent.
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In Kenya, it is also widely used in parentage testing to resolve paternity disputes.
Later chapters describe nonautosomal markers such as lineage markers and mitochondrial testing and parentage testing. The book concludes with DNA intelligence databases and broadly describes how the databases function.
The technique is used in, for example, parentage testing and criminal investigations to identify a person or to place a person at a crime scene.
Coun Huddart said: "We know that dog chipping has now been introduced, would it not make sense to introduce DNA profiling for dogs to crack down on fouling?" The technique is used in, for example, parentage testing and criminal investigations to identify a person or to place a person at a crime scene.
Beagle dogs parentage testing by using 22 ISAG microsatellite markers.
"However, due to the expense, complexity, and logistical delays inherent in parentage testing, genetic testing generally should be used only in the absence of sufficient other evidence (documentation, photos, etc.) establishing the relationship".
In the context of parentage testing, Gjertson et al.
HK Life offers DNA-based services include testing services for genetically modified organisms (GMO), clinical diagnostics, pre-natal and parentage testing and DNA profiling.
Larval retention was estimated for El Riito by a direct approach by means of parentage testing (single parent and sibship).

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