pedigree

  1. the descendants of one individual
  2. line of descent of a pure-bred animal
  3. ancestry of a purebred animal

Pedigree

a family tree using established symbols. Genetic counselors use pedigrees to review the family history and look for patterns that might suggest a risk for genetic disorders or health-related conditions in the family.
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Pedigree

A tabulation of names of an individual's ancestors, usually only those of the three to five closest generations. Pedigree information is used to establish genetic relationships among individuals to use in genetic evaluations.
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Pedigree

• (n.) A line of ancestors; descent; lineage; genealogy; a register or record of a line of ancestors. • (n.) A record of the lineage or strain of an animal, as of a horse.
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pedigree

(ped´ĭ-gre) lineage. a list of ancestors. a chart or diagram of an individual's ancestors used in genetics in the analysis of inheritance of specific traits.
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pedigree

1. A line of ancestors; descent; lineage; genealogy; a register or record of a line of ancestors. 'Alterations of surnames . . . Have obscured the truth of our pedigrees.' (Camden) 'His vanity labored to contrive us a pedigree.' (Milton) 'I am no herald to inquire of men's pedigrees.' (Sir P. Sidney) 'The Jews preserved the pedigrees of their tribe...
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pedigree

bloodline noun ancestry of a purebred animal
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Pedigree

[law] Pedigree (from the French, pied de grue, lit. `crane`s foot`) is the legal principle that allows a witness to testify as to his name and certain family details under the American and English common law concepts of evidence with no additional foundation. Otherwise, establishing the identity of the witness would waste much of the court`...
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Pedigree

Ped'i·gree noun [ Of unknown origin; possibly from French par degrés by degrees, -- for a pedigree is properly a genealogical table which records the relationship of families by degrees ; or, perhaps , from French pied de grue crane's foot, from the shape of the heraldic genealogic...
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Pedigree

A diagram mapping the genetic history of a par- ticular family.
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pedigree

A diagram that shows relationships among family members. In medicine, a pedigree may also show the pattern of certain genes or diseases within a family.
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Pedigree

A family tree diagram that shows how a particular genetic trait or disease has been inherited.
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Pedigree

A family tree diagram that shows how a particular genetic trait or disease has been inherited.
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pedigree

A genetic representation of a family tree that diagrams the inheritance of a trait or disease though several generations.
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Pedigree

A listing of a horse's ancestors
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pedigree

A listing of the ancestors of an animal that generally goes back 4 to 8 generations. It is often used to prove parentage for registration in a breed association. A shorter list can be used by producers to trace parentage of animals on their farm.
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Pedigree

A purebred cat & or the cat's papers outlining it's family history.
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Pedigree

A record of ancestors showing at least 3 generations
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pedigree

a record of ancestry or purity of breed. Studbooks (listings of pedigrees for horses, dogs, etc.) and herdbooks (records for cattle, swine, sheep, ... [3 related articles]
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Pedigree

A record of parentage, sometimes also including data on the performance of parents and other relatives.
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Pedigree

A tabulation of names of ancestors, usually only those of the three to five closest generations.
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pedigree

ancestry of a purebred animal
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Pedigree

Cats that have been bred for a specific purpose or for strict physical characteristics, and have been bred along pure lines for many years without interbreeding.
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Pedigree

Document outlining names, titles, colors and registration numbers of a cat
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pedigree

In medicine, a family health history diagrammed with a set of international symbols to indicate the individuals in the family, their relationships to one another, those with a disease, etc.
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