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familial

 [fah-mil´e-al]
occurring in or affecting members of a family more than would be expected by chance.
familial Mediterranean fever a hereditary disease usually occurring in Armenians and Sephardic Jews, and marked by short recurrent attacks of fever with pain in the abdomen, chest, or joints, and erythema resembling that seen in erysipelas; it is sometimes complicated by amyloidosis.
familial periodic fever a rare autosomal dominant syndrome that includes an abnormality on the cell receptor for tumor necrosis factor; characteristics include periodic fever with any of various skin disorders lasting for four days to three weeks, as well as mild systemic manifestations such as abdominal pain, headache, and chest pain. Called also tumor necrosis factor receptor–associated periodic syndrome.

fa·mil·i·al

(fa-mil'ē-ăl),
Affecting more members of the same family than can be accounted for by chance, usually within a single sibship; commonly but incorrectly used to mean genetic.
[L. familia, family]

familial

/fa·mil·i·al/ (fah-mil´e-il) occurring in more members of a family than would be expected by chance.

familial

(fə-mĭl′yəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a family.
2. Occurring or tending to occur among members of a family, usually by heredity: familial traits; familial disease.

familial

[fəmil′yəl]
Etymology: L, familia, household
pertaining to a characteristic, condition, or disease that is present in some families and not others or that occurs in more family members than would be expected by chance. It is usually but not always hereditary. Compare acquired, congenital, hereditary.

fa·mil·i·al

(fă-mil'ē-ăl)
Affecting more members of the same family than can be accounted for by chance, usually within a single sibship; commonly but incorrectly used to mean genetic.
[L. familia, family]

familial

1. Occurring in some families but not in others, as a result of genetic transmission. The term is usually applied to diseases.
2. Occurring more often in a particular family than would happen by chance.

familial

feature affecting several close family members

familial

Pertaining to a condition or trait, either hereditary or acquired, which is found in more members of a family than would be expected by chance. See acquired; congenital; hereditary.

fa·mil·i·al

(fă-mil'ē-ăl)
Affecting more members of the same family than can be accounted for by chance, usually within a single sibship; commonly but incorrectly used to mean genetic.
[L. familia, family]

familial

occurring in or affecting members of a closely related group of animals more than would be expected by chance.

familial aggregations
groups of diseased animals concentrated in related groups of animals. Called also familial clusters.
Basenji familial anemia
see familial nonspherocytic anemia of Basenji dogs.
familial cluster
see familial aggregations (above).
familial convulsions and ataxia of cattle
an inherited, congenital disease of Aberdeen Angus calves characterized by intermittent tetanic convulsions which are replaced as the calf gets older by incoordination and then paralysis in older animals. The characteristic lesion is a selective cerebellar cortical degeneration.
familial disease
diseases which occur at a higher than expected frequency in closely related groups of animals, where the relationship is a shared environment or an inheritance.
familial glomerulonephritis
of Dobermans characterized by development of signs in dogs less than a year old but cases may survive for some years; the histopathological lesion is a membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.
familial renal disease
includes familial glomerulonephritis, nephropathy, juvenile nephropathy, all of dogs, familial glomerulonephritis of Finnish-Landrace sheep, progressive renal fibrosis of mutant Southdown sheep.

Patient discussion about familial

Q. United happy family but now... We are a united happy family with married brothers, sisters and their families. Our father died when he was suffering from Bipolar1. Now one of my sisters is diagnosed as Bipolar II. We are afraid that our family happiness will vanish soon. Please let me know about the difference between bipolar1 and bipolar11 and what the treatments available are?

A. Hey pete,
Any family that is dealing with Bipolar disorder will have some difficult and trying times. you obviously love your sister so just be patient and supportive to her. Encourage her to take medications as perscribed and encourage her to get theropy, I think these steps are invaluable to a person with bipolar. Bipolar ii is less severe than bipolar 1. Bipolar ii is usually free of the hillucinations etc... However is still very serious and needs to be treated appropriately.
I hope your family stays strong through all your struggles, with the right support and theropy/meds and the love of her family your sister should do well in learning to manage the illness...

Q. Most of my family members are suffering from some disorder. Most of my family members are suffering from some disorder. I doubt it as bipolar. Is bipolar disorder a family problem?

Q. I AM WONDERING ABOUT GETTING HEALTH INSURANCE IS IT EXPENSIVE FOR A FAMILY?

A. Yes, it'll you cost you money, and not a negligible sum, but that's not necessarily means it'll be expensive - the alternative may eventually be much more expensive. We can never know what will happen tomorrow- if something will happen to you or your family (e.g. car accident, cancer or even relatively simple thing as appendicitis), the cost of the unavoidable medical treatment in this case will be much higher than the insurance premium.

Here (http://www.ahrq.gov/consumer/insuranceqa/) you can find an official governmental guide to choosing health insurance.

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