Definition of proband
: an individual affected with a disorder who is the first subject in a study (as of a genetic character in a family lineage)
Origin of proband
Latin probandus, gerundive of probare
First Known Use: circa 1929
Rhymes with proband
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Medical Definition of proband
: an individual affected with a disorder who is the first subject in a study (as of a genetic character in a family lineage)—called also propositus
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