sibship


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sibship

 [sib´ship]
a group of individuals born of the same parents.

sib·ship

(sib'ship),
1. The reciprocal state between individuals who have the same pair of parents.
2. All progeny of one pair of parents.
[A.S. sib, relationship]
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We identified 4,318 sibships with more than one sister in the cohort through linkage using birth dates and other familial details, comprising 18.8% of the cohort.
However, examination of relationships within year-classes using sibship assignment revealed that many parents contributed progeny to each year- class.
This further proves the expression variability even within the same sibship that has been described in the literature.
Sibship Patterns--In the current study, the remarkably high mean separation of full sib pairs (7.0 km) was largely the effect of the notable percentage (7.1%, including 13.0% of full brothers) separated by distances of over 68 km.
Migration on 379-96 Children's Educational Progress in Rural China 48 The Effect of Yao Lu and American Sociological Sibship Size on Donald Treiman Review, 73(5).
Analyzing sibship correlations in birth weight using large sibships from Norway.
Parental Divorce, Sibship Size, Family Resources, and Children's Academic Performance.
A study conducted in the Netherlands in 2010 (17) included 2383 individuals from a genetically isolated population, taking into account environmental effects by adjusting for sibship and showed that there is evidence for shared genetic factors contributing to the co-occurrence of symptoms of depression and cardiovascular risk factors, especially concerning atherogenic lipid profile--high total and LDL-cholesterol, low HDL-cholesterol, thus suggesting a common genetic pathogenesis.
Impact of sibship size, birth order and sex composition on school enrollment in urban turkey, Middle East.
is the M-value of the epigenetic marker for participant i in sibship j, and [W.sub.j] is the random effect for sibship j.
Liang, "Analyzing sibship correlations in birth weight using large sibships from Norway," Genetic Epidemiology, vol.