A medical test, typically a blood test, to determine whether a man may be the father of a particular child.
- The paternity test was conducted by medical staff working in a laboratory owned by Shanghai's Biostar Genechip Inc Group.
- The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, found out he was not the five-year-old's father through a DNA paternity test.
- Until a paternity test was completed he did not know whether Dysan was his son or his brother's.
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Syllabification: pa·ter·ni·ty test
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