male parent


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n male parent a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father) "his father was born in Atlanta"
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In literature:

Felkin relates two instances of fetal malaria in which the infection was probably transmitted by the male parent.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
But the male parent is not so excusable.
"A Terrible Temptation" by Charles Reade
As in Japan, so in Corea, a custom prevails of adopting male children by parents who have none of their own.
"Corea or Cho-sen" by A (Arnold) Henry Savage-Landor
This seems to be the origin of the compound forms of mules, which evidently partake of both parents, but principally of the male parent.
"Zoonomia, Vol. I" by Erasmus Darwin
Mr. Waldron: What do you think the male parent was of the red grape?
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
Let male parents beware.
"Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers" by Elbert Hubbard
A male child born abroad of American parents has an equal chance to become President with one born on American soil.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
Also his way of addressin' his male parent would give another jolt to a lot of people, I suppose.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
The progeny were of course crosses but bore a strong resemblance to the male parent.
"The Principles of Breeding" by S. L. Goodale
This is notorious in the case of both parents, male and female.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture

In news:

But when two teenage girls there reportedly suffered bruises after being paddled by male assistant principals, some parents complained.
In what has been a summer of many animal births, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo announced its latest zoo babies: two male snow leopard cubs, born on June 14, to parents, Zena and Senge.
When both parents are left- handed , the chances are 50% for a left- handed child, with twice as many males being left handed as females.
Officials say the male student involved was taken from class by his parents after the alleged incident occurred.
A Texas school district Springtown ISD has decided to change its corporal punishment policy rather than apologize after a male vice principal paddled two high school girls, prompting complaints from their parents.
Piedmont High School officials have informed parents of the existence of a "Fantasy Slut League" in which male students "drafted" female students and earned points for sexual encounters.
THE PARENTS of a 15-year-old school dropout accused of shooting two other male teens on a Broad Street Line subway Wednesday afternoon turned him in to police Thursday, cops announced.
The parents reported that the juvenile male "went missing" from the residence after last being seen on the front porch.

In science:

Many institutions now offer extended time for tenure review for both male and female parents, and we believe that this policy should become the norm of the profession.
Challenges facing young astrophysicists
The network theory of gynandromorphs predicts that there can exist females and males in various gynandromorph-like forms but where the bilateral, polar, or oblique versions are not governed by opposite sex chromosomes, but by different same sex chromosomes and/or autosomes from different parents.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Deļ¬nitions: Synsexhemimorphs are same sex (male or female) organisms with asymmetric development, of normally symmetric body parts/sections, resulting from different parental allelic, developmental control networks ( CENEs).
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Androhemimorphs are overtly male organisms with asymmetric body parts/sections resulting from different, allelic parental developmental control networks or CENEs.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Removing the confound of time in investigating the relation of serial behaviours: testosterone, prolactin and the transition from sexual to parental activity in male America kestrels.
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird