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- n. an extension to genealogy in which the life and times of the people concerned are investigated
- n. Information concerning the disorders suffered by the direct relatives of a patient; especially useful if the disorders are genetic
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- n. part of a patient's medical history in which questions are asked in an attempt to find out whether the patient has hereditary tendencies toward particular diseases
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