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pro·band

 (prō′bănd′, prō-bănd′)
[German Proband, person being tested, test subject, from Latin probandus, gerundive of probāre, to test; see prove.]

proband

(ˈprəʊbænd)
n
(Medicine) another name (esp US) for propositus2
[C20: from Latin probandus, gerundive of probāre to test]
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Generally, the probands are harder on themselves than their spouses are; probands feel guiltier, sadder, angrier, more frustrated, or that their kids are more affected than their spouses perceive, and going forward, we'll be analyzing what the kids say themselves.
5) The decision to engage in preventative screening is complex, a point clearly validated through a recent literature review which attempted to create a conceptual model detailing the knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of first-degree relatives of probands with premature coronary artery disease.
Frequency and distribution of GJB2 (connexin 26) and GJB6 (connexin 30) mutations in a large North American repository of deaf probands.
Interestingly, a recent study found that probands with hereditary hemochromatosis and ferritin concentrations >1000 [micro]g/L had increased risk of early death (12).
A total of 33 healthy probands were divided into two groups: One with the genetically stronger dynorphin release and the other which exhibits less gene activity.
The proportion of those probands revising their original decision later on was considerably low in 1989.
A recent study by Cathey et al (4) (which included our case patient) analyzed the clinical and genetic features of 61 probands with ML II and ML III.
paternal stroke in ACS probands are the tendency of women to be more accurate in their reports of family history than men, and the fact that women with myocardial infarction probably have a greater number of genetic risk factors for ACS than do men.
Diagnosis criteria for ADH probands followed the MEDPED guidelines: high plasma levels of total and LDL-cholesterol (total cholesterol (TC) > 250mg/dl and LDL-cholesterol (LDLc) > 190mg/dl), family history of hypercholesterolemia, presence of xanthomas (tendom, planar, and/or tuberous), and personal and/or family history of premature cardiovascular heart disease (CHD).