Term used to denote a particular subject (person or animal) being studied or reported on.
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Proband: The family member through whom a family's medical history comes to light. For example, a proband might be a baby with Down syndrome. The proband may also be called the index case, propositus (if male), or proposita (if female).
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First patient to present with a disorder, usually heritable, and from whom the descent can be traced.
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The family member through whom a family medically comes to light. The proband might for example be a baby with down syndrome. The proband may also be called the index case, propositus (if male) or proposita (if female). ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(pro´band) an affected person ascertained independently of relatives in a genetic study. Called also propositus.
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Proband, or propositus, is a term used most often in medical genetics and other medical fields to denote a particular subject (person or animal) being studied or reported on. On pedigrees, the proband is noted with an arrow and the box (male) or circle (female) shaded accordingly. It is important t...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: prō′band Definitions: 1. In human genetics, the patient or member of the family that brings a family under study. Synonyms: index case
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