familial[fə mil′yəl, -mil′ē əl]
familial definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
of, involving, or common to a family
Origin: Fr: see family and amp; -al
familial definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Of or relating to a family.
- Occurring or tending to occur among members of a family, usually by heredity: familial traits; familial disease.
familial - Medical Definition
Occurring or tending to occur among family members, usually by heredity.