genetic counseling

noun

Definition of genetic counseling

  1. :  guidance relating to genetic disorders that is provided by a medical professional typically to individuals with an increased risk of having a child with such a disorder

First Known Use of genetic counseling

1949


Medical Dictionary

genetic counseling

noun

Medical Definition of genetic counseling

  1. :  guidance provided by a medical professional typically to individuals with an increased risk of having offspring with a specific genetic disorder and that includes providing information and advice concerning the probability of producing offspring with the disorder, prenatal diagnostic tests, and available treatments


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