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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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The sample consisted of 127 parentally bereaved persons and a matched control of 124 non-bereaved individuals aged between 25-35 years.
The references to "goods" and "possessions" are telling, as this conservative model of marriage ensured the transmission of family assets to parentally approved husbands.
In addition to the parentally reported eczema, physician-reported eczema was also considered.
Prevalence of autism and parentally reported triggers in a north east London population.
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.
Likewise, only 27 bulls were parentally mated and four of them sired 84 inbred offspring for a total of 58.
Forgiveness education with parentally love-deprived late adolescents.
Researchers and school counselors should acknowledge parentally bereaved children's strengths as well as risk factors.
Posttraumatic stress symptoms in parentally bereaved children and adolescents.