Definition of Proband

1. Noun. (genetics) (medicine) An individual who presents with a genetic disorder or other specific characteristic, when this leads to the investigation of the individual's family ¹



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Definition of Proband

1. one whose reactions or responses are studied [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proband

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probably
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proband (current term)
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Literary usage of Proband

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1. Drug Abuse Prevention Through Family Interventions by Rebecca Singer Ashery, Elizabeth B. Robertson, Karol Linda Kumpfer (1999)
"Each of these models controlled for relevant confounders of the relationship between proband and relative substance abuse, including sex of the proband and ..."

2. Sexti Aurelii Propertii opera omnia, ex ed. C.T. Kuinoelis, cum notis et by Sextus Propertius (1822)
"... cum roll, quod unice proband.' Bart h. ' Poterat in Leid. 2. Regio, Exc. Mod. et Venet. 2. ... proband ..."

3. Drug Addiction Research & the Health of Women edited by Cora L. Wetherington (1999)
"The rate of drug dependence was 2 percent among relatives of the control group but was 12 percent among relatives of proband drug abusers. ..."

4. Churchwardens' Accounts of Pittington and Other Parishes in the Diocese of by James Barmby (1888)
"... ad ulterius proband. famam in prox. Wednesday, 3 December, 1600. ... fore ad proband. hujusmodi famam in hunc diem &c. ..."

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