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pro·band

(prō'band),
In human genetics, the patient or member of the family that brings a family under study.
Synonym(s): index case
[L. probo, to test, prove]

proband

/pro·band/ (pro´band) an affected person ascertained independently of relatives in a genetic study.

proband

(prō′bănd′, prō-bănd′)

proband

proband

Epidemiology A Pt who triggers study of other members of the family to identify the possible genetic factors involved in a given disease, condition, or characteristic. Cf Index case.

pro·band

(prō'band)
human genetics The patient or member of the family that brings a family under study.
[L. probo, to test, prove]

proband

The presenting patient of a group with an identical or similar disorder, especially the member of a family first found to have an inheritable disorder. Also known as propositus.

proband

an individual considered as the starting point for the study of a family for the inheritance of a particular condition.

proband

propositus.
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1610) Philosophia Epicurea, Democritiana, Theophrastica proposita simpliciter, non edocta, a collection of excerpts from the newly revived Skeptical writers, printed in Paris in 1601.
Jean-Vincent Bainvel, De vera religione et apologetica (Paris: Beauchesne, 1914) v--141; Bernhard Jungmann, Tractatus de vera religione, Institutiones theologiae dogmaticae generalis (Cincinnati: Pustet, 1879) 1-26; Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, De revelatione per Ecclesiam Catholicam proposita, Theologia fundamentalis secundum S.
lt;pre> Cuncta tibi calcanda sunt; pulcherrima merces proposita est.