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proband

Saltos de línea: pro|band
Pronunciación: /ˈprəʊbənd
 
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Definición de proband en inglés:

sustantivo

Medicine & Genetics
A person serving as the starting point for the genetic study of a family.
Example sentences
  • Furthermore, all these approaches are unable to handle trios with missing genotypic information on the proband and these families are typically excluded from the analysis.
  • A genetic basis to the disorder is borne out by risk increasing with genetic proximity to the proband.
  • Most data sets utilized in the study of hereditary diseases are constructed around probands, making correction for ascertainment bias necessary; this set of data is no exception.

Origen

1920s: from Latin probandus 'to be proved', gerundive of probare 'to test'.

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