proband

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noun pro·band \ ˈprō-ˌband , prō-ˈ \

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 and Etymology of proband

Latin probandus, gerundive of probare


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proband

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noun pro·band \ ˈprō-ˌband \

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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