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Of or relating to a mother, esp. during pregnancy or shortly after childbirth,
  1. Of or relating to a mother, esp. during pregnancy or shortly after childbirth
    • - maternal age
    • - maternal care
  2. Related through the mother's side of the family
    • - my maternal grandfather
  3. Denoting feelings associated with or typical of a mother; motherly
    • - maternal instincts

  1. characteristic of a mother; "warm maternal affection for her guest"- Dorothy Sayers
  2. relating to or derived from one's mother; "maternal genes"
  3. parental: relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent; "parental guidance"
  4. enate: related on the mother's side; "my maternal grandmother"
  5. (maternally) in a maternal manner; as a mother; "she loved her students almost maternally"
  6. The maternal bond is typically the relationship between a mother and her child.
  7. (Materna) "America the Beautiful" is an American patriotic song. The lyrics were written by Katharine Lee Bates and the music composed by church organist and choirmaster Samuel A. Ward. ...
  8. Of or pertaining to a mother; having the characteristics of a mother, motherly; Related through the mother, or her side of the family; Derived from the mother as opposed to the foetus during pregnancy
  9. Having to do with or coming from the mother.
  10. factors include maternal weight, body mass index, nutritional state, emotional stress, toxin exposure (including tobacco, alcohol, heroin, and other drugs which can also harm the fetus in other ways), and uterine blood flow. For other uses, see Weight (disambiguation). ... ...
  11. Refers to mother. Maternal antibodies, for instance, are those passed from the cow to calf in colostrum. This is called transfer of immunity or maternal transfer.
  12. Related thru the line of one’s mother.
  13. Of or pertaining to the mother.
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