What is paternity?

  • (noun): The state of being a father.
    Example: "Tests were conducted to determine paternity"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on paternity:

Humans - Incidence of Monogamy in Humans - Incidence of Genetic Monogamy
... The incidence of genetic monogamy may be estimated from rates of extrapair paternity ... Extrapair paternity is when offspring raised by a monogamous pair come from the female mating with another male ... Unfortunately, rates of extrapair paternity have not been extensively studied in people ...
Simon Wicks - Development - Paternity
1986 heralded the beginning of a storyline that Colin Brake has described as one of the soap's most complicated, convoluted, confusing and mind-boggling The paternity of Simon Wicks ... As part of the original storyline, Wicksy's mother Pat (Pam St Clement) was introduced as a major antagonist for the Beale family, when she announced that her former husband Pete was not Simon's biological father, as had previously been claimed ...
Paternity Fraud - See Also
... Law portal Sociology portal Medical Paternity testing Medical ethics DNA profiling Misattributed paternity Non-paternity event Genealogical DNA test Reproductive ...
Demetrius Bell - Relationship With Karl Malone
... prepared for the Bell family's 1986 paternity lawsuit against Malone reportedly pointed to an over 99 percent probability that Bell's father was either Malone or a brother of Malone ... an official court determination of paternity, and noted that Malone "had a lot of brothers" ... In 1989, Malone was also sued over the paternity of twins Daryl and Cheryl Ford, also of Summerfield, Louisiana ...

More definitions of "paternity":

  • (noun): The kinship relation between an offspring and the father.
    Synonyms: fatherhood
  • (noun): The act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing.
    Synonyms: authorship