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Definition of familial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    familial

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//fəˈmɪliəl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//fəˈmɪliəl//
     
    [only before noun] (formal)
     
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  1. 1related to or typical of a family
  2. 2(medical) (of diseases, conditions, etc.) affecting several members of a family familial left-handedness
  3. Word Origin early 20th cent.: from French, from Latin familia ‘family’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: familial