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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

/dis·cor·dance/ (dis-kord´ans) the occurrence of a given trait in only one member of a twin pair.discor´dant

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.

discordance

[diskôr′dəns]
Etymology: L, discordare, to disagree
the expression of one or more specific traits in only one member of a pair of twins. Compare concordance. discordant, adj.

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.

discordance

the occurrence of a given trait in only one member of a twin pair.
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