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pedigree

 [ped´ĭ-gre″]
a table, chart, diagram, or list of an individual's ancestors, used in genetics in the analysis of mendelian inheritance.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ped·i·gree

(ped'i-grē),
Ancestral line of descent, especially as diagrammed on a chart to show ancestral history; used in genetics to analyze inheritance.
[M.E. pedegra fr. O.Fr. pie de grue, foot of crane]
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pedigree

(pĕd′ĭ-grē′)
n.
1.
a. A line of ancestors; a lineage.
b. A list of ancestors; a family tree.
2. A chart of an individual's ancestors used in human genetics to analyze Mendelian inheritance of certain traits, especially of familial diseases.
3. A list of the ancestors of a purebred animal.

ped′i·greed′ adj.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Academia A popular term for a person’s educational ‘lineage’—i.e., where he or she studied; a physician with a pedigree has studied at ‘premier’ undergraduate institutions, medical schools, and ‘center of excellence’ teaching hospitals
Genetics An ancestral chart of the blood relatives and mates of an index patient with a disease or a particular hereditary trait; a family health history diagrammed with a standard set of symbols to indicate the individuals in the family, their relationships to one another, and members with a particular disease
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pedigree

Academia A popular term for a person's educational 'lineage', ie, where he or she studied; a physician with a pedigree has studied at 'premiere' undergraduate institution, medical school, and 'center of excellence' teaching hospital Genetics An ancestral chart of the blood relatives and mates of an index Pt with a disease or a particular hereditary trait; a family health history diagrammed with a standard set of symbols to indicate the individuals in the family, their relationships to one another, and members with a particular disease
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ped·i·gree

(ped'i-grē)
Ancestral line of descent, especially as diagrammed on a chart to show ancestral history; used in genetics to analyze inheritance.
[M.E. pedegra fr. O.Fr. pie de grue, foot of crane]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pedigree

A family tree, showing the members who have suffered from hereditary disorder, prepared for purposes of genetic diagnosis and research.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

pedigree

the ancestral history of a group of organisms.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

pedigree 

A chart or diagram of the ancestral history of a family or of an extended family (kindred), or of individual family members, their relationships and their status regarding a trait or condition. It is used in genetics to analyze inheritance. The analysis often begins with an affected family member (called a proband or propositus) through whom the family is ascertained (Fig. P5). See gene; inheritance.
Fig. P5 Common pedigree symbolsenlarge picture
Fig. P5 Common pedigree symbols
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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In the current research, genetic diversity of Iranian Adani dairy goat was assessed utilizing pedigree analysis.
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Among other things, the PDMA requires each wholesale distributor "who is not the manufacturer or an authorized distributor of record" to provide a pedigree to the purchaser "identifying each prior sale, purchase, or trade of such drug (including the date of the transaction and the names and addresses of all parties to the transaction)."
The Mate Select service, now available through the Kennel Club website, enables owners to assess how a proposed mating of two registered pedigree dogs will affect the genetic diversity of the whole breed.
I don't understand the whole pedigree cat concept, to be honest.
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Tracking and tracing drugs by paper (pedigree) at each stage of the drug supply chain is expensive and logistically impossible to manage for the hundreds of drugs that each player in the supply chain handles.
Among those requirements was a mandate for an electronic pedigree that tracks each prescription drug at the salable level through the distribution system.
The objective of this study was to develop an accurate, extensive, and internationally relevant database of oat pedigrees and to present the data using a web-based interface that requires little or no training to use.
The move to Breedplan has been pioneered by the Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society whose wholly-owned subsidiary company, Pedigree Cattle Services Ltd, is responsible for processing performance data for the Aberdeen-Angus breed as well as providing a bureau data input and advice service for the Simmental, Belgian Blue and Beef Shorthorn breed societies.
"Until now, it was not feasible to track drug pedigrees in an open supply chain," said Dahod.
In this study, we investigate the sampling properties of gender-defined inheritance pathways through computer-specified pedigrees. The parameters varied in the model's gene flow regimes under isolation by distance and the timing of vicariant events in sundered populations.