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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)

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There are some findings which indicate that parentally bereaved children harbor fear of abandonment that mediates stress and intrusive thoughts (Wolchik, Coxe, Tein, Sandler & Ayers, 2008).
Magnus, "The prevalence of CMA/CMPI in young children: the validity of parentally perceived reactions in a population-based study," Allergy, vol.
To remove the order against this section of the parentally uncontrollable would merely make it necessary to repeat the long winded process at some time in the future and at some cost to the law abiding citizens of Bangor.
Risk factors for acute parentally transmitted viral hepatitis: a 20 year study.
These studies suggest to me that the benefits of having a parentally mandated bedtime are so substantial that every pediatrician should be including this recommendation at every visit.
Resilience in parentally bereaved children and adolescents seeking preventive services.
"For example, users such as children may send or receive messages (intentionally or not) with parentally objectionable language," the Daily Mail quoted the company as saying.
In her final novel, The Test of Filial Duty (1769), Sarah Scott (1721-95) uses the language of sentiment and sensibility to dramatize the emotional toll that parentally arranged courtships could take on young upper-class women.
Various drugs such as corticoster-oids cyclosporine, retinoids, grisofulvin, dapsone and hydroxy- chloroquine have been used alone or in com-bination orally, parentally or topically.
The range of marriage practices witnessed in the Old Testament is wide: parentally arranged and self-initiated, endogamous and exogamous, monogamous and polygamous, as well as levirate marriage.
I couldn't do anything about it during the event, nor could I see myself trying to "solve" the problem parentally by lecturing the students at their next lessons--I wanted to get to the root of it.