genogram

noun
gen·​o·​gram | \ ˈje-nə-ˌgram How to pronounce genogram (audio) , ˈjē- How to pronounce genogram (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of genogram was in 1978

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“Genogram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/genogram. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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genogram

noun
ge·​no·​gram | \ ˈjē-nə-ˌgram How to pronounce genogram (audio) , ˈjen-ə- How to pronounce genogram (audio) \

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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