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parent

n. the lawful and natural father or mother of a person. The word does not mean grandparent or ancestor, but can include an adoptive parent. (See: adoption)

parent

noun ancestor, author, author of one's exissence, derivation, father, generator, mother, mover, precursor, predecessor, primogenitor, procreator, source
Associated concepts: abusive parent, child welfare, neglect
See also: ancestor, author, derivation, originator, precursor, primogenitor, progenitor, source
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This coupled with unsafe injecting practices as well as practice of tattooing in remote tribal areas call for baseline data on the prevalence of parentally transmitted viral diseases.
Unwanted by his parents, 13-year-old Cosmo suffers the fate of all orphan children in Satellite City in the not-too-distant future when he is dipped in a vaccine vat and whisked off to the Clarissa Frayne Institute for Parentally Challenged Boys, where the only chance of escape is adoption or death.
1986) reported a lipid loss of 70% of parentally derived TL, principally TAG, during the development of the eggs of Mercenaria mercenaria and Crassostrea virginica within the same time period.
Traditional arguments against human genetic enhancement include (1) that parentally designed genetic enhancement of unborn children, particularly germ line enhancements apt to remain in the descendants of those children, violate the autonomy of the unborn, (2) that genetic enhancements in some would be unfair to others attempting to compete on the same "playing field," and (3) that distributive justice in the availability of such enhancements would not be possible.
With respect to this, it should be remembered that parentally injected desipramine was not retained by the liver and quickly crosses the blood brain barrier.
Carola has received a great deal of support from people all over the world, from the Netherlands to Italy, from India to Japan and from America to Russia, which has underlined how urgent and widespread the lack of parentally controlled internet security is.
Researchers and school counselors should acknowledge parentally bereaved children's strengths as well as risk factors.
Arias has said he would not request an extension, and his statement on the subject was more than a little parentally punitive.
5 mg/week is roughly equivalent to that of a parentally administered drug, but absorption of oral methotrexate drops off by as much as 30% when the weekly dose is 15 mg or greater.
Chessie Bligh And The Scroll Of Andelthor" by Thora Gabriel is the story of a parentally neglected fourteen year old girl whose only friend is her Shih Tzu puppy named Wugghert.
The 2006 regulations extended this limitation to initial evaluations and reevaluations for home-schooled and parentally placed private school children [[section] 300.
Together, findings of these studies provide empirical evidence for dramatic family change from parentally arranged marriages at young ages and young motherhood to increasing participation in spouse selection, and older age at marriage and childbearing.