Associations to the word «Familial»


FAMILIAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to human family.
FAMILIAL, adjective. (technical) Of or pertaining to any grouping of things referred to as a family.
FAMILIAL MEDITERRANEAN FEVER, noun. (pathology) a hereditary inflammatory disorder, characterized by recurrent fever, that affects groups of people originating from around the Mediterranean Sea, including Armenians, Sephardi Jews, Greeks, and Arabs

Dictionary definition

FAMILIAL, adjective. Relating to or having the characteristics of a family; "children of the same familial background"; "familial aggregation".
FAMILIAL, adjective. Occurring among members of a family usually by heredity; "an inherited disease"; "familial traits"; "genetically transmitted features".

Wise words

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