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Genealogy Glossary

Avuncular

Pertaining to an uncle

Genitor

A biological parent

Maternal

Pertaining to a mother

Materteral

Pertaining to an Aunt

Nibling

One's niece or nephew

Non Paternal Event (NPE)

An event where one's fathers is not the person thought to be the male genitor (birth father).

Pater

A parent

Paternal

Pertaining to a father

Pedigree Collapse

An increase in the shared DNA relative to ancestral inbreeding

Three-quarter sibling

Where siblings share 75% of one's genes.


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