familial
Pronunciation
  • (RP, GA) IPA: /fəˈmɪljəl/
Adjective

familial (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to a human#Adjective|human family.
    Mark had to leave work due to familial obligations.
  2. Of or pertaining to any grouping#Noun|grouping of things referred to as a family.
    For Apocynaceae, this type of flower is a familial characteristic.
  3. (pathology) Inherited.
    fatal familial insomnia
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