Definition of mid-parental in English:

mid-parental

adjective

Genetics Anthropology
  • Of or relating to a mid-parent; equal to the average of that of each parent.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Francis Galton (1822–1911), biostatistician, human geneticist, and eugenicist. From mid + parental, after mid-parent.

Pronunciation

mid-parental

/ˌmɪdpəˈrɛntl/