sibship


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sibship

 [sib´ship]
a group of individuals born of the same parents.

sib·ship

(sib'ship),
1. The reciprocal state between individuals who have the same pair of parents.
2. All progeny of one pair of parents.
[A.S. sib, relationship]

sibship

/sib·ship/ (-ship)
1. relationship by blood.
2. a group of persons all descended from a common ancestor.
3. a group of siblings.

sibship

[sib′ship]
Etymology: AS sibb, kin, scieppan, to shape
1 the state of being related by blood.
2 a group of people descended from a common ancestor who are used as a basis for genetic studies.
3 brothers and sisters considered as a group.

sibship

a group of animals born of the same parents.
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A study conducted in the Netherlands in 2010 (17) included 2383 individuals from a genetically isolated population, taking into account environmental effects by adjusting for sibship and showed that there is evidence for shared genetic factors contributing to the co-occurrence of symptoms of depression and cardiovascular risk factors, especially concerning atherogenic lipid profile--high total and LDL-cholesterol, low HDL-cholesterol, thus suggesting a common genetic pathogenesis.
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