January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1312
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A definition of the medical term "matrilineal" is presented. Matrilineal refers to the descent through the female line. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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