skipped generation

skipped gen·er·a·tion

a phenomenon of pedigrees in which a gene is transmitted from one affected person to another through a phenotypically unaffected person, as by recessivity (especially for X-linked traits), epistasis, variable expressivity, or absence of an environmental challenge such as a toxin.
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Similar to grandfamilies, the term "skipped-generation families" is also defined as families in which grandparents are raising their grandchildren, however, unlike grandfamilies where the parents may or may not be present in the home, in skipped generation families, the parents are absent from the household (Goodman, 2007).
Printed materials, including fact sheets containing key information about national and local programs, and organizations supporting family care arrangements such as kinship care, grand-families, and skipped generation families, which include phone numbers, should be made available for those families who lack or have limited access to technology.
In the case of a direct skip, the GSTT is payable at the time of the transfer, not upon the death of the person in the skipped generation (e.
Although closeness between grandmother and grandchild was related to better health in skipped generation families, conflict was more salient, overriding this effect.
The trust can't provide financial security for the intervening skipped generation, since the client's contributions to the trust must pass directly to the skip person.
So many people live in the Los Angeles area that the NFL is guaranteed a successful return, even with the skipped generation.
This is a region where there are quantum leaps and technology has skipped generations and we have reached a stage in science where the move from concept to realisation has moved from centuries, to decades, to years and even months in some cases.