Patrilocal vs. Matrilocal

Patrilocal vs. Matrilocal — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Patrilocal and Matrilocal

Patrilocaladjective

(Anthropology) Of or relating to residence with a husband's kin group or clan.

Matrilocaladjective

(Anthropology) Of or relating to residence with a wife's kin group or clan.

Patrilocaladjective

(Zoology) Of or relating to the tendency of females to leave their natal group and reside in or mate with males of a different group

Chimpanzees are patrilocal.

Matrilocaladjective

(Zoology) Of or relating to the tendency of males to leave their natal group and reside in or mate with females of a different group

groups of monkeys that are matrilocal.

Patrilocaladjective

(of a married couple) living with the family of the husband.

Matrilocaladjective

(of a married couple) Living with the family of the wife; uxorilocal.

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Patrilocaladjective

In which newly married couples live with the husband's family.

Matrilocaladjective

In which newly married couples live with the wife's family.