bilateral descent definition

  • noun:
    • descent tracked from all biological descendants, irrespective of intercourse and side of the family members
    • descent traced from an ancestor, regardless of sex and region of the group of the intervening generations
    • type of lineage traced through both the maternal and paternal sides for the family members
    • lineage tracked from all biological descendants, irrespective of intercourse and side of the family members
    • descent tracked from an ancestor, no matter sex and side of the group of the intervening generations
    • type of descent traced through both maternal and paternal sides regarding the family

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