genogram


gen·o·gram

noun \ˈje-nə-ˌgram, ˈjē-\

Definition of GENOGRAM

:  a diagram outlining the history of the behavior patterns (as of divorce, abortion, or suicide) of a family over several generations; also :  a similar diagram detailing the medical history of a family in order to assess a family member's risk of developing disease

First Known Use of GENOGRAM

1978

ge·no·gram

noun \ˈjē-nə-ˌgram, ˈjen-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GENOGRAM

: a diagram outlining the history of the behavior patterns (as of divorce, abortion, or suicide) of a family's members over several generations in order to recognize and understand past influences on current behavior patterns; also : a similar diagram detailing the medical history of the members of a family as a means of assessing a family member's risk of developing disease

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