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discordance

 [dis-kor´dans]
the occurrence of a given trait in only one member of a twin pair. adj., adj discor´dant.

dis·cor·dance

(dis-kōr'dăns),
1. Dissociation of two characteristics in the members of a sample from a population; used as a measure of dependence.
2. In genetics, the presence of a given trait in only one member of a twin pair. Compare: concordance.

discordance

(dĭ-skôr′dns)
n.
1. The state or an instance of disagreement; discord.
2. Genetics The presence of a given trait in only one member of a pair of identical twins.

dis·cor·dance

(dis-kōr'dăns)
Dissociation of two characteristics in the members of a sample from a population; used as a measure of dependence.
Compare: concordance

discordance

Difference of phenotype in two individuals of identical, or near-identical, genotype.

discordance

any difference in a character between individuals due to genetic differences, as may occur in DIZYGOTIC TWINS, but not usually in MONOZYGOTIC TWINS.
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To assess concordance and discordance within the scale, the median value for the adolescents was determined and was utilized as a point of reference to dichotomize the variable for both parents and adolescents (i.e., values between 6 and 17 were assigned to one group (low) and values between 18 and 24 were assigned to the second group (high).
To go a step further, it seems excluding comorbidities doesn't really improve the percent discordance," she said, adding that this suggests comorbidities have less impact than previously thought.
Factors assessed and found to have no significant effect on ADAG discordance included abnormal LFTs, age, body mass index, and hemoglobin, including by gender.
Ishaq dissolved the Assembly and, thereafter, stepped down from presidency.77 The first time fall of Nawaz government was the cause of discordance between the president and prime minister and concordance between civil and military elite.
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The main aim of the study being concordance and discordance of extracranial and intracranial stenosis in patients with anterior circulation stroke.
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Arafat, Outskirts of Makkah, Dhu-AlHijjah 9, 1438, Aug 31, 2017, SPA -- Pilgrims to the House of God began tonight, immediately, after sunset on the 9th day of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah, discordance procession from Arafat to the Holy Site of Muzdalifah, for great stand on the plain of Arafat, thus performing the main pillar of the pilgrimage.
* TC outside and CC inside reference range (discordance).