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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]
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proband

(prō′bănd′, prō-bănd′)
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pro·band

(prō'band)
human genetics The patient or member of the family that brings a family under study.
[L. probo, to test, prove]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

proband

an individual considered as the starting point for the study of a family for the inheritance of a particular condition.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
(170) PCCICR, Principia quae Codicis Inris Canonici recognitioncm dirigant a Pontificia Commissione proposita et primi generalis coetus <<Synodi Episcoporum>> examini subiecta, Typis Polyglottis Vaticanis, Citta del Vaticano 1967.
--, Principia quae Codicis Iuris Canonici recognitionem dirigant a Pontificia Commissione proposita et primi generali coetus "Synodi Episcoporum " examini subiecta, Typis Polyglottis Vaticanis, Citta del Vaticano 1967.
9, munus obtinent consultorum, qui votum pro scientia et experientia super proposita quaestione proferunt.
Primum constituit coetum "Strategie Planning Task Force", qui, post iter consultationum varia proposita paravit.
Tambien es importante tener en cuenta de la CONGREGACION PARA EL CULTO DIVINO Y LA DISCIPLINA DE LOS SACRAMENTOS, <<Responsa ad dubia proposita, sobre presencia visible de confesores y confesion durante las Misas>>, en Notitiae, 37 (2001), pp.
(24.) COMISioN PONTIFICIA PARA LA INTERPRETACION DE LOS DECRETOS DEL CONCILIO VATICANO II, <<Responsa ad proposita dubia>>, 11 de enero de 1971, en AAS, 63 (1971), pp.
313: <<Unde sacra haec Congregatio, cui proposita est universa legislatio circa disciplinam septem Sacramentorum, plene perpendit pericula quibus, debita in iudicibus deficiente perita, magnum Sacramentum necnon et Ecclesiae ipsius decus in eiusmodi causis pertractandis exponuntur>>.
PONTIFICIA COMISION PARA LA INTERPRETACION DE LOS DECRETOS DEL CONCILIO VATICANO II, <<Responsa ad proposita dubia>>, 11.I.1971, en AAS, 63 (1971), p.
Conformes igitur dici nequeunt sententiae quae licet in parte dispositiva materialiter concordent, motivis inducuntur ita substantialiter diversis ut Iudices, qui eas in successivis instantiis tulerunt, prorsus aliter de re proposita sentiisse dicendi sunt>> (51).