genogram


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gen·o·gram

 (jĕn′ō-grăm′, jē′nō-)
n.
A genealogical diagram that indicates the medical histories of the members of a given individual's family, usually over several generations.

[Probably from gen(eration) + -o- + -gram.]

genogram

(ˈdʒɛnəˌɡræm; ˈdʒiːnə-)
n
(Psychoanalysis) an expanded family tree used to detect patterns of behaviour
Translations

ge·no·gram

n. genograma, diagrama geneológico sobre la historia médica de varias generaciones de la familia del paciente.
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